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Entries from April 19th, 2017

Transforming Our Vulnerable Water Infrastructure

April 19th, 2017 · No Comments · --Integrated Systems--, Water

By Rhys Roth, Director, Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Face it: Most of us take water infrastructure for granted. When we shower, flush, turn on the tap, or dodge the rain, we rarely give a second thought to the vast network of pipes, pumps, and treatment facilities that lie behind the water tap, the toilet, and […]

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UW’s Sustainability Studios Course Offers Model for Innovative Experiential Learning

April 13th, 2017 · No Comments · --Integrated Systems--

By Sara Brostrom – University of Washington Program on the Environment I got the chance to teach my dream course this winter! ENVIR 480: Sustainability Studios is an experiential learning course offered every quarter at the University of Washington. The theme changes each quarter in response to student interest and partnerships on the University of […]

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Attend the Upcoming Low-carbon Space Heating Symposium at the UW Seattle Campus

April 4th, 2017 · No Comments · Energy

By Scott Morgan – Director of Sustainability at The Evergreen State College Natural gas has been actively promoted as a ‘transition’ fuel in our national climate change work, and it’s certainly one of the cleanest burning fossil fuels. But the Puget Sound region has used natural gas for heating for decades, and many institutions with […]

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