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Talloires Declaration

Talloires Declaration (pronounced Tal-War) ((EHS)) (info from BSU today): The Talloires Declaration is a ten point action plan for incorporating sustainability and environmental literacy in university operations. It has been signed by over three hundred university presidents and chancellors in over forty countries. To learn more about this declaration, you may link to it from the Environmental Advisory web page or go to it directly at www.ulsf.org/programs_talloires.html or www.unesco.org/iau/tfsd_talloires.html

"We are like tenant farmers chopping down the fence around our house for fuel when we should be using nature’s inexhaustible sources of energy -sun, wind and tide. ... I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that."
~ Thomas Edison to Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone (1931)