Milton Love

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Written By: Dylan Ruan, Living Lab Intern, UCSB Sustainability The coastal shelf of California is peppered with a number of oil and gas platforms. These heavy industrial facilities have presented challenges regarding environmental impact in both their active drilling and … Continued

5th Annual Central Coast Sustainability Summit

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Opening Keynote Presentation: Admiral Len Hering – National Security and Climate Change  9:30am – 10:45am Concurrent Sessions A Water Panel: Sustainable Water Management Ryan C. Drake, Water Supply and Conservation Manager, Goleta Water District Joe McDermott, PE/Assistant General Manager, Ventura Water Joshua Haggmark, Water … Continued

Micro-Grid Panel

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Speakers: Matt Renner Executive Director, World Business Academy Brendan P. Shaffer Senior Research Engineer Advanced Power and Energy Program, UC Irvine Geoffrey Danker Senior Policy and Planning Advisor, SoCalGas Geoff Danker is the Senior Policy & Planning Advisor at the … Continued

A Call for Student Action!

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Written by Victoria Mansfield “Climate change” action: what do these words mean to the average college student? To some, it may simply mean changing personal daily behaviors to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. To others, it also includes taking part in … Continued

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

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