Archive for April, 2009


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

posted April 30, 2009

[ Friday, May 1, 2009; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] 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

[ Wednesday, June 17, 2009 to Sunday, June 21, 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

[ Saturday, May 2, 2009; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] 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 [...]

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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 Environmental Protection Agency [...]

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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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Bubbles have been frequent [...]

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Sustainability Actions Everyone Can Do

posted April 21, 2009

[ Wednesday, April 22, 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, and [...]

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Sustainable Tucson July General Meeting

posted April 21, 2009

[ Tuesday, July 14, 2009; 5:45 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 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 film is co-sponsored [...]

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EarthDay Conversation on Climate Action

posted April 14, 2009

[ Wednesday, April 22, 2009; 8:00 am; ] 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 of an elite group of 10 communities that were [...]

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27th Annual Tucson Solar Potluck and Exhibition

posted March 3, 2009

[ Saturday, April 25, 2009; ] 27th Annual Tucson Solar Potluck and Exhibition

April 25, 2009

10:00 a.m. until dark

Catalina State Park, Tucson, Arizona

Presented by Citizens for Solar

For information: 940-2565

Citizens for Solar invites everyone to come and join in the fun of the 27th Annual Tucson Solar Potluck and Exhibition.  This is the longest continuously running solar potluck in the world.  See practical, [...]

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