Without Water

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Matthew R. O’Carroll Refuse, Recycling, & Water Efficiency Manager Facilities Management California is four years into one of the worst droughts on record. Precipitation levels over three-year water periods show that California as an entirety is effected, a notable feature … Continued

Our Origins of Environmentalism

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Written by Dylan Ruan, Living Lab Intern, UCSB Sustainability The persistence of California’s grueling drought has forced a serious conversation among politicians, farmers, and citizens in charting a course for action. Mandatory water restrictions ordered by Governor Brown are not … Continued

The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF)

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The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) 2014-15 application deadline is fast approaching, and I wanted to let you know about this great opportunity to get your campus green project funded! TGIF is a student-governed grant supported by a $3.47 lock-in fee … Continued

Sustainability tips for holiday gift giving

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It is the time of year for giving so I thought I would share with you some sustainability tips for holiday gift giving. Wrap your gifts with newspaper, the Sunday comics or crossword puzzle make great wrapping paper. Give socially … Continued

Setting the context for global climate catastrophe.

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Emily Williams, Campaign Director, California Student Sustainability Coalition, UCSB alum 2013 Check out her blog Trudging along through the muggy heat of Lima at the UN Climate Conference, nothing would indicate that we were standing at a conference that is … Continued

The Buzz about Food Justice

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If you’re wondering why the bees are buzzing more around food these last few months, the answer might have something to do with the new UC Global Food Initiative established by UC President Janet Napolitano in July 2014. The overall … Continued

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