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Sustainability Beyond the Greenwash

A new website from NYU's Carter Journalism Institute examines this eco-friendly buzzword.

May 19, 2009

With thoughts of climate change and clean energy swirling in the nation’s environmental consciousness as of late, sustainability’s become the buzzword. But what does sustainability mean in terms of real people and real solutions? A new Web site by New York University’s Carter Journalism Institute (with audio features from four Scienceline contributors) aims to tease apart the concept of sustainability by examining it from some pretty unconventional angles like the functioning of the body’s own immune system or dealing with the baby-boomer age-wave.

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