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2016 Water-Energy-Climate Symposium at Northwestern Univ. on Oct. 13

Calling all sustainability enthusiasts and those interested in learning more about the water-energy-climate nexus! Northwestern University will be hosting a Water and Energy Symposium that is free and open to the public on October 13, 2016. The symposium offers an … Continue reading

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Pipeline Activism and State Monopolies on Violence

by Graham Pickren I’m teaching SUST 310 – Energy and Climate Change this semester in the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University, and over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been focusing on the increasingly important role that energy infrastructure … Continue reading

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Today at 12:30pm: “Smart Green Cities” Public Lecture in RU’s Ganz Hall

Please join Roosevelt’s Center for New Deal Studies for the 23rd Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Lecture, Monday, Sept. 26 at 12:30 p.m. in Ganz Hall. Economist and urban sustainability scholar Woodrow Clark II, PhD, will give a talk entitled “The … Continue reading

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Smart Green Cities: Franklin and Eleanor Distinguished Lecture at RU on Sept. 26

Please join Roosevelt’s Center for New Deal Studies for the 23rd Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Lecture, Monday, Sept. 26 at 12:30 p.m. in Ganz Hall. Woodrow Clark II, who holds a Ph.D. and three MAs, one of which is in … Continue reading

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Standing Rock Standoff Continues as Dozens of Tribes Protest Oil Pipeline in ND

by Mike Bryson Native Americans and First Nations people are leading the cause for climate justice in North America, and the new front line of this environmental activism is in Cannon Ball, ND. On the edge of the Standing Rock … Continue reading

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UIC Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy for 2016

The Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE) is a two-week intensive workshop and lecture series geared towards individuals interested in the relation between sustainability and energy. The 2016 program theme is “Nexus,” that is, the connection between water and energy. In … Continue reading

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Author and Activist Terry Tempest Williams is Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground

Editor’s note: The independent news program, Democracy Now!, recently aired this compelling interview with environmental activist and author Terry Tempest Williams (pictured at right), who earlier this week made a bold move in protest of the fossil fuel industry. Tempest Williams bid on … Continue reading

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