CUC100-Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability
This assessment represents the final product which brings together all your brainstorming, thinking, planning, learning, researching, notetaking and summarising into a clearly organised, and referenced persuasive essay. It is a chance to put into practice what you have learned about writing academic essays and bring together all you have learned in the unit about sustainability.
Write an essay on the following
‘Sustainability is a paradigm for thinking about the future in which environmental, societal and economic considerations are balanced in the pursuit of an improved quality of life’ (UNESCO 2015).
• Choose a scenario from the list below and scope it to a specific location, community, organisation and/or aspect
• Explain the key sustainability concerns from the perspective of each of the three key dimensions: environmental, social and economic.
• Discuss responses to these concerns that could help to achieve sustainability
1. Food production
2. Extreme climate events
4. Resource usage in a professional organisation (e.g. hospital, school, law firm, etc.)