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Decent work and economic growth

8. Decent Work and Economic Growth The University is a huge institution. It contributes more than one billion dollars to the New Zealand economy. As a whole, the 4,000 staff …

Net Carbon Zero

Watch the video, that we saw at the beginning of this course, again. Write down notes as you will need to answer a few questions win the next step. This …

“Green your scene”

2 (of 6) Energy The third goal that the University aims to achieve is to be 20% more energy efficient by 2025. So far, we have seen that a reduction …

The Winds of Change

In this lesson you will look at an educational programme led by the University of Otago, which brings together New Zealand and Chilean post-graduate students. These students investigate common climate …

Sustainable Development Targets

On examining the United Nations’ goals, the University of Otago could see that this is an extremely difficult task to accomplish. Therefore, the University created 4 targets which include all …

The life of a paper cup

In previous steps, we looked at the 4 targets that the University is aiming to achieve in the future. Here they are again: Cut our total carbon footprint by 33% …

The last goals

14. Life Below Water Life below water includes research and teaching about marine conservation. Marine conservation includes organisms and plants found in the sea and how all of these things …

Let’s continue learning the goals

4. Quality Education Education changes over time. What is to be learnt, why it is to be learnt, and how it is to be learnt are all questions that need …

Let’s continue learning the SDGs

9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure In order to develop new technology and improve sustainable practices, the university must communicate with local industry. The University supports people to start businesses by …

Answers to the life of a paper cup

You can now compare your answers with the ones provided below. 1. How many steps are shown from start to finish for a paper cup? There are 13 steps from …

Answers to “Green your scene”

You can now compare your answers with the ones provided below. 1. Complete the sentence: “By doing one thing……..? affects other things. 2. What percentage of time are lights left …

Sustainability Sussed Podcast

Click on the weblink below called “Sustainability Sussed Podcast.” This is a student-run podcast that includes many various discussions related to sustainability. Sustainability Sussed podcast Questions: A. How many episodes …

What’s Next?

Thank you for completing “English through Sustainability” course, we hope you enjoyed it! Never Stop Learning If you would like to continue your English language learning journey with us, you …

Engagement, Leadership & Inclusion

4 (of 6) Engagement Engagement means keeping people motivated to continue to look for ways to be sustainable. Telling your story is a powerful way to celebrate change, spark people’s …