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Brewing a Successful Sustainability Program

Cheri Chastain Sustainability Manager Sierra Nevada Brewing Company The Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, founded and still headquartered in Chico, is known not only for its award-winning beers, but…

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The Youth's Climate Crusade: Atmospheric Trust Litigation in Courts Around the World

Mary Wood University of Oregon School of Law Mary Wood talks about a climate litigation approach she originated called “Atmospheric Trust Litigation.” Spearheaded in the courts by the…

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Regenerative Agriculture and Carbon Smart Farming

Dr. Timothy LaSalle Regenerative Agriculture Initiative CSU, Chico Too much carbon in the atmosphere heats our planet beyond capacity for it to sustain life as we know it. Too much carbon in the…

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Soil Microbes: Their Powerful Influence in Agroecosytems

Dr. David C. Johnson Director Research Scientist/Molecular Biologist Institute for Sustainable Agricultural Research New Mexico State University Dr. Johnson begins his presentation with the…

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Inequality: Why It Doesn't Work, Can't Work, and Why It Threatens Resiliency

Dr. Scott McNall Founder, CSU, Chico Institute for Sustainable Development Dr. Scott McNall believes that both democracy and the efforts to create a sustainable society are threatened by…

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Life Without Light: Chemoautotrophically Based Cave Biology

Dr. Serban M. Sarbu Professor, University of Cincinnati Born in Romania, Dr. Sarbu developed his interest in caves and cave biology partly because Romania is a country containing many caves. He…

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Green Race: Building Sustainable Economies and Resilient Communities for Our Future

Dune Lankard Alaskan Native environmental activist and sustainable fishing entrepreneur The CSU, Chico student who introduces Dune Lankard for this presentation describes him as “one of…

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It's Easy Being Green

Gavin Dixon, Alyson Sward, Desi Hatton Associated Students RecyclingEnjoy three informative presentations:Environmental Health 21:12 Dangerous Cosmetics 10:24 Take Back the Tap 15:25 Handout- The…

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The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality

Richard Heinberg Senior Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute Richard Heinberg is a Senior Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute, a non-profit organization that provides tools and resources for…

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The Climate Crisis: Are We There Yet?

Dr. Guy McPherson Conservation Biologist, Author, and Professor Emeritus, University of Arizona Early in his presentation, Dr. McPherson states, “I’m concerned that…

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Nuclear Accident

Dr. William Murphy Faculty, CSU, Chico Department of Geological and Environment Sciences Dr. Murphy’s goal for his presentation is putting Japan’s 2011 nuclear accident in the context…

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Crystallization of Basaltic Lava Flows from Hawaii and the Galápagos Islands to the Lab: The Role of Groundmass Crystals in Lava Flow Emplacement

Dr. Rachel Teasdale Faculty, CSU, Chico, Geological and Environmental Sciences Department Dr. Teasdale shares her research, gathered on site in Hawaii and the Galapagos Islands, on the role of…

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