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‘Not just a science’: Vanderbilt University’s new major offers a new way to study climate change

A university in the US is introducing a new interdisciplinary climate and environmental studies major. It’s the first time climate studies has been treated as more than a pure STEM subject. Students can still expect to take a climate science course, as well as courses… Read More »‘Not just a science’: Vanderbilt University’s new major offers a new way to study climate change

BC ombudsperson ‘disappointed’ by Surrey council amendments on ethics complaints – BC

British Columbia’s ombudsperson has expressed “disappointment” with a suite of controversial bylaw amendments related to the ethics commissioner in Surrey, green-lit by councillors earlier this month. In a letter to the mayor and council, Jay Chalke said they “weakened the credibility” of their efforts to… Read More »BC ombudsperson ‘disappointed’ by Surrey council amendments on ethics complaints – BC

..Auburn University business ethics scholars say profitability tied directly to sustainability advancements

Article body Auburn University business ethics scholars Linda and OC Ferrell say companies’ profitability has been tied directly to sustainability advancements and that 70% of consumers consider sustainability to be an important factor when making a purchase. Linda Ferrell is the John Roth Family Faculty… Read More »..Auburn University business ethics scholars say profitability tied directly to sustainability advancements