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Chapter 16. Education of the Citizen Engineer > Updating Engineering Curricula

Updating Engineering Curricula

“The education system needs revamping. You’re teaching the wrong stuff, which is why I’m on your case all the time. You’re still teaching the system that is destroying the biosphere, and teaching the teachers to perpetuate it.”[1]

Ray Anderson, chair, Interface, Inc.

That assessment was made several years ago by one of the leading advocates for industrial ecology and sustainability. Does it still hold true today? Yes and no.


  

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