SDGs and the VU Library: Library Resources

SDG Online

Sustainable Development Goals Online 

A searchable online library of thousands of articles, book chapters, presentations, videos and lesson plans, all indexed and categorised, built in consultation with UN agencies and an international panel of research academics and professionals.

Books on Sustainable Development Goals

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Books on Sustainable Development Goals

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Books on Climate Change

Books on Quality Education

Clickview Videos

There are many videos on the platforms about related topics. Link through to Clickview

Below is a selection of videos available.

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Climate Change: The Facts

Sir David Attenborough looks at a planet on the verge of climate catastrophe. With intimate stories of people's lives affected by climate change, the documentary takes a look at one of the greatest challenges we face.

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Climate Change Special

We look at some of the negative effects of climate change and some of the 'Environmental Efforts' people are making to help the natural world. Coral Bleaching is at its highest level and coastal mangroves are also in danger.

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Environment

A BTN Special all about the climate includes a UN Report with some worrying findings about the warming of the Earth and how this will impact weather and climate, cleaning up plastic pollution from the ocean and one girl's mission to ban plastic straws.

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change to the heart of popular culture, the follow-up shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.

 

Kanopy Videos

There are many videos on the platforms about related topics. Link through to Kanopy

Below is a selection of videos available.

Sustainable Development

What's meant by sustainable development? This film offers a stark account of the dangers threatening the planet and explores what we can do to avoid disaster.

Growing Greener Schools

Today, there are about 115,000 K-12 schools in the United States. One in five people --55 million children, teachers, administrators, nurses and janitors--spend their days in K-12 schools. Billions of tax dollars go to building, maintenance and day-to-day operation.

 

Living the Change

This insightful documentary explores solutions to the global crises we face today through the inspiring stories of people pioneering change in their own lives and in their communities in order to live in a sustainable and regenerative way.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World tells the story of marginal farmers across India who are reviving an arcane form of agriculture through the teachings of an elderly New Zealander many are calling the new Gandhi. The outcome of the battle for agricultural control may dictate the future of the earth.