To improve its environmental impact, the Library has now stopped distributing single-use plastic bags. If you didn’t bring your own, you can instead purchase a reusable bag – charcoal grey & featuring the Graduate Institute logo – for CHF 3.- at the loan desk.
We are squandering our planet’s natural capital – its biodiversity, water and soil, and climate stability – at a blistering pace. Major changes must be made to steer our planet and people away from our current, doomed course.
Though technology has been one of the drivers of the current trend of unsustainable development, it is also one of the essential tools for remedying it.
Earth at Risk maps out the necessary transition to sustainability, detailing the innovations in science and technology, along with law, institutional design, and economics, that can and must be put to use to avert environmental catastrophe.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2018
Call Number: 577 HEIA 121248
The Library is happy to join the activities organised at the Institute for Sustainability Week from April 1 to 5. To celebrate the event, an exhibition is taking place in the Davis Lounge, where a selection of documents on the Environment will be exposed.Continue reading “Sustainability Week: a Look Through our Collections”
Did you know we filled the library printers with 550’000 sheets of A4 paper in 2017? That’s up from 450’000 in 2016, and, well, it’s probably way too much. What can be done about this?