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Environmental Systems and Societies: Introduction

About this guide

This guide has been created in order to assist students in their investigation and research in the field of ESS.  It is not meant to be all inclusive, but rather a selection of topics, issues, researchers and thinkers, books, online resources and social media to pique interest in ESS and act as a road map as to where further resources can be found.

Curriculum Links

The link below will take you to the UWCSEA-East Curriculum guide for IB ESS hosted on Google Sites

Video - what is ESS?

How can cities help save the future? Alex Steffen shows some cool neighborhood-based green projects that expand our access to things we want and need -- while reducing the time we spend in cars.

Alex Steffen explores our planet's future, telling powerful, inspiring stories about the hard choices facing humanity ... and our opportunity to create a much better tomorrow.


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Created by Nadine Bailey

This guide was created by Nadine Bailey between November 2013 and June 2015.

Please report any problems or missing links to for changes and updates.