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ACUPCC: Writing, Implementing and Supporting Climate Action Plans

  • San Francisco State University (CA)
  • University of California, Office of the President (CA)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Over 600 chancellors and presidents have signed the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment. However, making the commitment and meeting it represent two very different tasks, the challenges which ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Financing Sustainability Audits, Outreach, and Education: The Greening Operations (GO!) Team

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Building Sustainability @ Cal Program (BS@C) works to reduce the environmental impact of campus buildings by educating students in green building topics, project implementation, and professionalism with the ultimate ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Harnessing Human Power at the UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

As energy usage across the world continues to rise, there is a strong need to develop new methods for energy conservation and power generation, particularly approaches that have less environmental ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Green Certifications as Stealth Training Tools

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Faced with a large, decentralized campus and a mandate to encourage a culture of sustainability, UC Berkeley launched new green department and green event certifications in April 2009. We wanted ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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University of California, Berkeley Recycling and Waste Receptacles Redesign

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The University of California at Berkeley (UCB) adopted the goal of diverting 50% of its waste by June 30, 2008. This goal was met primarily because a large quantity of ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability Planning at a Public University

  • University of California, Office of the President (CA)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

This presentation will explore some of the different challenges and opportunities for sustainability planning in large, public universitites (versus smaller, private institutions). Sustainability planning is always a very localized endeavor ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Utilizing Community Based Social Marketing to Transform Sustainable Behavior

  • Northern Arizona University (AZ)
  • Oberlin College (OH)
  • Portland Community College (OR)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Behavior change campaigns have the potential to be highly effective and quite inexpensive. But how do we know which behaviors to target and how to influence these behaviors? Four schools ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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College of Environmental Design

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

CED stands among the nation’s top environmental design schools. It is one of the world’s most distinguished laboratories for experimentation, research, and intellectual synergy. The first school to ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Responsible Business

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Building upon over a decade of research, teaching, and industry engagement, the Center for Responsible Business (CRB) brings students, company leaders and faculty together to: Learn a new way of ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Consortium on Green Design and Manufacturing

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Consortium on Green Design and Manufacturing (CGDM) was formed in 1993 to encourage multi- disciplinary research and education on environmental management, design for environment and pollution prevention issues in ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Law, Energy & the Environment

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE) channels the expertise and creativity of the Berkeley Law community into pragmatic policy solutions to critical environmental and energy challenges. Its ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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California Institute for Energy and Environment

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

California has set itself far-reaching, fast-tracked goals for energy efficiency and stemming climate change — goals that can lead the way to new thinking and practices around the globe. But how ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Institute of Urban and Regional Development

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

IURD conducts collaborative, interdisciplinary research and practical work that reveals the dynamics of communities, cities, and regions and informs public policy.

Rooted in the social sciences, IURD's work has ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BA in Urban Studies

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The major trains undergraduates for a variety of future careers and fields of graduate study that are related to urban studies and planning. These include practice-oriented fields such as urban ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS in Atmospheric Science

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Atmospheric Science includes the physics of climate variability and climate change, changes in stratospheric ozone, coupling of atmospheric chemistry and climate, changes in the oxidation capacity of the troposphere, smog ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS in Chemical Biology

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Biology is for students who are interested in careers in biochemistry, the biological sciences, medicine, pharmacology, and bioengineering.

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS in Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

In CEE, students pursue a well-rounded education designed to prepare them for a career in civil and environmental engineering or for advanced study in this or related fields. Students will ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS in Energy Engineering

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Energy Engineering is part of the multi-departmental and interdisciplinary Engineering Science Program. This undergraduate program encompasses a variety of closely-related areas of the physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering. It is ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS in Environmental Earth Science

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Environmental Earth Science major focuses broadly on the natural sciences, using earth science as a base to expand outward. Interrelationships are key to this course of study and the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS in Environmental Economics & Policy

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the College of Letters and Science jointly offer the undergraduate major in Environmental Economics and Policy (EEP). This major offers an opportunity ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Conservation & Resource Studies (BS)

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Conservation and Resource Studies (CRS) major is an individualized interdisciplinary program designed for students interested in environmental issues and areas of interaction among humans and the environment. Students draw ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Economics & Policy Major

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the College of Letters and Science jointly offer the undergraduate major in Environmental Economics and Policy (EEP). This major offers an opportunity ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Science (BS)

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The undergraduate major in Environmental Sciences (ES) is offered by the College of Natural Resources (CNR). The ES major was administered jointly by the College of Natural Resources and the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Forestry & Natural Resources Major

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Forestry and Natural Resources (FNR) focuses on the conservation and restoration of the earth's natural resources through hands-on study of the ecology, stewardship, and management of forest, woodland, and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Integrative Biology Major

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Integrative biology is the study of biological systems while incorporating many perspectives. The program brings together a diversity of disciplines that complement one another to unravel the complexity of biology ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Marine Science Major

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Marine Science program is offered jointly through the departments of Earth and Planetary Science and Integrative Biology. Marine Science is inherently interdisciplinary. Because the ocean plays a central role ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Material Science & Engineering Major

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Materials Scientists and Engineers are involved in every aspect of technology, ranging from the design of materials appropriate for use in integrated circuits and biological applications, through to those materials ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Molecular Environmental Biology Major

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Molecular approaches are expected to play an increasing role in environmental problem-solving in the near future, and their success will depend upon a sound understanding of biological principles from molecular ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Nutritional Sciences: Toxicology Major

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Undergraduates who wish to pursue studies in toxicology will be admitted to the specialization in Nutritional Sciences-Toxicology in the department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology. The "major" has been reformulated ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Peace & Conflict Studies Major

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Peace & Conflict Studies (PACS) major introduces students to the study of peace, conflict, and world order from social, economic, political, historical, and ecological dimensions. Integral to the study ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Society & Environment (BS)

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Social and environmental problems are deeply intertwined. The Society and Environment (SE) major introduces students to the main approaches and theory for environmental social sciences, including how social science tools ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Undergraduate Program in Bioengineering

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The multidisciplinary undergraduate major in bioengineering is intended for academically strong students who excel in the physical sciences, mathematics, and biology. Revised in 2007, the structure ensures exposure to the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PhD in Bioengineering

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Graduate degrees in bioengineering are jointly offered by UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco. This interdisciplinary programs combines the resources in biomedical sciences at UCSF with the excellence in engineering ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PhD in Energy, Civil Infrastructure & Climate

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The objective of the Energy, Civil Infrastructure and Climate (ECIC) program is to educate a cadre of professionals who will be able to analyze from engineering, environmental, economic, and management ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Civil & Environmental Engineering research establishes and advances the intellectual foundations of new fields of study. The program develops theory and improves understanding, and provides tools and techniques for solving ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PhD in Environmental Planning

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The program in environmental planning and urban design is offered for students who want to pursue scholarly and research work beyond the master's level. Emphasis in this program is ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Engineering & Business for Sustainability (EBS) Certificate

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Engineering and Business for Sustainability (EBS) Certificate Program is a new initiative to train UC Berkeley graduate students to understand the complexity and urgency of their role in engineering ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Master in City Planning

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Since its founding in 1948, the Department of City and Regional Planning (DCRP) has grown into one of the largest and most respected graduate city and regional planning programs in ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Transportation Engineering

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The program welcomes applicants with undergraduate degrees in any scientific or engineering discipline.

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Minor in Energy & Resources

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Minor in Energy and Resources offers undergraduates the opportunity to develop basic knowledge and skills to help them address the complex and interdependent issues associated with the interaction of ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Certificate Program in Landscape Architecture

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Successful work in landscape architecture requires a comprehensive, multidisciplinary education in aspects of botany, horticulture, architecture, ecology and more. Without requiring prior background, the Certificate Program in Landscape Architecture prepares ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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How-to Guide: Campus Green Fund Implementation

  • McGill University (QC)
  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)
  • Butler University (IN)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)
  • Northern Arizona University (AZ)
  • University of Vermont (VT)
  • AASHE (PA)

Developed in partnership with the Campus Green Funds Collaborative, the Guide outlines best practices and lessons learned in designing, managing, promoting, and evaluating campus green funds and their respective projects ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Converting university spending to greenhouse gas emissions: A supply chain carbon footprint analysis of UC Berkeley

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

This senior thesis study calculates a supply chain carbon footprint for UC Berkeley based on procurement expenses in fiscal year (FY) 2009. The study presents recommendations to reduce supply chain ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Best Practices for Starting Sustainable Food Cooperatives in University Communities

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

This study makes recommendations for starting new student-run food co-ops (grocery stores, cafes, delis and other eateries), based on the findings of an investigation on seven co-ops in university communities ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Financing Models of Campus Charging Infrastructures For Electric Vehicles

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

California is always a leader in mitigating and reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in coordination with our climate change mitigation policies as outlined in AB32. UC Berkeley, one of the ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Harnessing Human Power for Alternative Energy in Fitness Facilities: A Case Study

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

As energy usage across the world continues to rise, there is a strong need to develop new methods for energy conservation and power generation, particularly approaches that have less environmental ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Sustainable Food Systems at UC Berkeley

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

In the arena of sustainability, we are continually finding ways to reduce our energy and water footprints. But food is essential. It is true that many developed nations have a ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Unlimited Access

  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

"Unlimited Access" is the name that several universities have given to programs where their student identification cards serve as transit passes. University transit pass programs increase mobility and reduce vehicle ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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59 kW Rooftop Array: MLK Student Union

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

UC Berkeley's Associated Students of the University of California (ASUC) and Graduate Assembly (GA) have voted almost unanimously to allocate sizable chunks of their budgets - 8.5 percent and ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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