Bill Stigliani

Center for Energy & Environmental Education

University of Northern Iowa

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Calculating Resilience, Tipping Points, and Restoration for Lakes at Risk from Acid Rain part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Activities
This activity is about the resilience of watersheds at risk from acid rain, how they can lose their resilience and become dysfunctional when a tipping point is transgressed, and how the ecosystem can recover as a result of natural replenishment processes and laws enacted to reduce pollutant inputs.

Action to Enhance Sustainability part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Activities
This assignment is a 10-hour, out-of-class project where each student designs and carries out an action plan to enhance sustainability. Students select from a large suite of alternative actions, most of which can be quantified for reductions in CO2 and energy consumption, as well as in dollar savings.

Course (1)

Visioning a Sustainable World part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Courses
Students will learn why the present industrial system is unsustainable, and envision key attributes of a sustainable society. The class creates a sustainable vision based on study and conversation about renewable ...

Essays (2)

The Story of Big Moose Lake: Resilience, Tipping Point, and Restoration part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Bill Stigliani, Center for Energy & Environmental Education, University of Northern Iowa Summary Big Moose Lake, one of the largest lakes in the Adirondack Mountains of New York State, lies downwind from the ...

Teaching Sustainability: Students & Professors part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Essays
Bill Stigliani, Center for Energy & Environmental Education, University of Northern Iowa My approach to teaching an introductory course in sustainability is to help students envision a sustainable future they ...