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Changing the Default: Using Social Marketing Research to Promote Behavior Change Campaigns

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Tackling sustainability issues usually means change at every level of an organization. Even within large powerful organizations change has to begin with someone acting differently. Sometimes highlighting financial benefits can ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Green Cup: The Greek Energy Saving Competition

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Energy saving outreach efforts focused in the residence halls, such as an energy-saving competition between residence halls are effective because they can reach a concentrated student population. Unfortunately, students who ...

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Green Funds 2.0: The Nitty-Gritty of Campus Sustainability Fund Management from the Ground Up

  • Northern Arizona University (AZ)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)
  • University of Vermont (VT)

A campus sustainability fund (also called green fund) is money available to campus community members for sustainability projects. Money for the fund may be from student fees, administrative budgets, or ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Campus Recycling & Zero Waste Workshop

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Managing materials and resource flows on college campuses are vital to reducing campus greenhouse gas production and creating a sustainable campus. The Campus Recycling & Zero Waste workshop will feature ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Maximizing Reuse and Recycling Diversion Opportunities Through Campus Partnerships

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

This presentation describes a case study of a significant reuse and recycling intervention at UC Berkeley that was successful largely due to the heavy collaboration between student organizations and various ...

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Zero Waste Venues - Focus on Athletics/Sports Venues: Perspectives from three Campuses

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)
  • University of Southern California (CA)

Many campuses have a strong recycling infrastructure in place for day-to-day recycling collections and waste minimization, but may or may not have such a strong program specifically for Athletic events ...

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WORK Bright Green-Building a Community Through Staff Sustainability Training

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

This session will share the recent experience of offering the first ever staff training on campus sustainability in an effort to expand the environmental community and stewardship efforts. The presentation ...

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Energy Isn't "Free"

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Our university recently undertook a campuswide program designed to ensure that the excellence of our administrative environment matches its research and teaching, and to direct the maximum level of resources ...

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Annual Sustainability Reporting: Outputs versus Outcomes

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Many universities report on their progress toward sustainability goals. The reports detail a range of sustainability metrics and information, from those contained in greenhouse gas inventories to waste, water, purchasing ...

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Mapping Sustainability: Visual Representation of Campus Sustainable Features

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Initiatives to improve the sustainability of campus operations can vary widely in type, scope, and level of recognition among users. This diversity of sustainable features makes it difficult to access ...

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The Role of the LEED Rating System in Higher Education: Recent Trends and Status

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

This study is an update to the report, "To LEED or Not To LEED," published in August 2009, and examines the degree to which various top universities in the United ...

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Student Involvement in Campus LEED Certification Projects

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Successfully engaging students in campus-wide LEED efforts is a challenge that many universities face. While enthusiasm is overwhelming, the inexperience,high turnover rates, and difficulties organizing students (from a staff ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Student-Fee Supported Campus Green Funds

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

This session will provide a background on student-fee supported campus green funds, then dive into methods for running a campus campaign, followed by examples for how to run a campus ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Engaging Staff and Faculty through Green Office Certification Programs

  • Pomona College (CA)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Pomona College, University of Southern California, and University of California - Berkeley have launched Green Office Programs, which certify campus departments/offices/groups as "green" for various behaviors and programs. These ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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