COP18 Wraps Up in Qatar

International climate talks between some 200 nations, ended last week after closing with a marathon 36 hour session.  Nations from around the world met to discuss carbon emissions and global warming.  What came out of the talks?  First of all, the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, which places limits on some greenhouse gas emissions of developed countries,…

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Sustainable Building: UCSD Structural and Materials Engineering

UC San Diego’s LEED Certified Structural and Materials Engineering building, newly completed and dedicated in September 2012, is the ideal venue for Sustainable Solutions. The public event will bring together innovators in sustainable practices to share their unique solutions for making long-term sustainability a reality. Green building features — The building is built with LEED Silver certification in mind…

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Sustainability Spotlight: Kristen Hansen

As Sustainability Program Manager, Kristen Hansen will present on behalf of the UC San Diego Sustainability Resource Center tomorrow at Sustainable Solutions, an event that will bring innovators in sustainable practices together to share their unique solutions for making long-term sustainability a reality. Through her work with the Sustainability Resource Center, Kristen coordinates, tracks, and…

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SUSTAINABILITY SPOTLIGHT: Ron Pitt

EcoDog Energy CEO, Ron Pitt will be a featured speaker and panelist at Sustainable Solutions, on November 14th, 2012 at UC San Diego. The event will bring together innovators in sustainable practices to share their unique solutions for making long-term sustainability a reality in homes, small businesses, and throughout the United States. With the support…

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