Archive for April, 2009


Book Talk: Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What To Do About It

posted April 30, 2009

Robert Glennon, UA Professor of Law and Public Policy, will give a talk on his new book – Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What To Do About It – hosted by the U of A’s Water Sustainability Program (WSP) and Water Resources Research Center (WRRC). The talk, part of the “Brown Bag Series” will be […]

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International IONS Conference ( Larry Dossey)

posted April 29, 2009

13th International IONS Conference June 17 – 21, 2009 Marriott Star Pass Resort Join mind-body pioneer Larry Dossey, MD; Bruce Lipton, author of Biology of Belief, and other inspiring, thoughtful, and visionary people to explore insights in science, social innovation, and the world’s wisdom traditions. Early Registration Discount extended: $369 for members, seniors and students […]

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Non-GMO’s & Organics

posted April 29, 2009

Expand your knowledge of Non-Genetically Modified Organism-based foods. Where:  the New Life Health Center,  4841 East Speedway, 520 795-7862 When: Saturday, May 2nd,  11am to 3pm Health Fair featuring information, free food, and prizes

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The Open Space Process

posted April 21, 2009

Open Space is a method for facilitating group sessions. The 4 Principles of Open Space: 1. Who ever comes are the right people 2. Whatever happens is the only thing that could have 3. Whenever it starts is the right time 4. When it’s over, it’s over The law of two feet. If you decide […]

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Zero Race World Route 2010

posted April 21, 2009

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Greenhouse gases are threat to public, EPA formally states

posted April 21, 2009

Greenhouse gases are threat to public, EPA formally states By H. Josef Hebert, The Associated Press, Published: April 18, 2009 WASHINGTON – Cars, power plants and factories could all soon face much tougher pollution limits after a government declaration Friday setting the stage for the first federal regulation of gases blamed for global warming. The […]

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From Bubble to Depression?

posted April 21, 2009

From Bubble to Depression? by Steven Gjerstad and Vernon L. Smith Published in The Wall Street Journal on April 6, 2009. Dr. Vernon Smith is a Nobel Laureate economist who taught and conducted research in experimental economics at the U of A.  Sustainable Tucson Core Team member, Bob Cook, took his UA course in 1979. […]

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Sustainability Actions Everyone Can Do

posted April 21, 2009

Sustainability Actions Everyone Can Do We in Tucson face an unprecedented sustainability crisis including economic meltdown, climate change, resource depletion, and unraveling of the social fabric.——- Every level of our community is important in the effort to mitigate and adapt to these inter-related crises – household, neighborhood, small business, education, social service agencies, government, non-profits, […]

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Sustainable Tucson July General Meeting

posted April 21, 2009

What: Sustainable Tucson July General Meeting When: Tuesday, July 14th, 2009 5:45pm- 8:00pm Where: Joel D. Valdez Main Library Downtown, 101 N. Stone Ave (free lower level parking off Alameda St.) At the July general meeting, Sustainable Tucson will show the film “FRESH (the movie)” and provide time for people to discuss and network.   The […]

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EarthDay Conversation on Climate Action

posted April 14, 2009

Spotlight Conversation on Climate Action Be a part of the Conversation! Wednesday, April 22, 2009      8 a.m.-12 p.m. The University of Arizona Student Union Grand Ballroom 1303 E. University Blvd.     FREE Registration www.tucsonaz.gov/ocsd/climateaction Contact Nicole Urban-Lopez for more information about this event. nicole.urban-lopez@tucsonaz.gov 520-837-6934 Tucson will host a “Spotlight Conversation on Climate Action” as part […]

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