Archive for July, 2009


Money Reform in Tucson: A discussion and brainstorming session

posted July 30, 2009

[ Monday, August 24, 2009; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Monday, August 24th,

6:oo pm  to 8:00 pm,

Quincie Douglas Library,

Kino Blvd and 36th St. (Campbell Ave becomes Kino just south of Broadway Blvd.)

A discussion and brainstorming session will be held on Thomas H. Greco’s new book and money reform.  We will explore how his ideas for “direct credit clearing” can be used to promote monetary resilience [...]

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Sustainable Santa Cruz Meeting

posted July 26, 2009

[ Thursday, October 1, 2009; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Sustainable Santa Cruz Meeting
5:30 PM 10/01/09
Working to ensure the regions resiliency in the face of Peak Oil, Climate Change and Economic Crisis by the best use of our resources such as energy, water, food, transportation, and housing.
Tubac Community Center
50 Bridge Road, Tubac

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Local Sustainability for Eastern Santa Cruz County

posted July 26, 2009

[ Saturday, September 26, 2009; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Local Sustainability for Eastern Santa Cruz County
1:30 PM 09/26/09
FOCUS on Public Health / Community & Social Services / Housing
Cady Hall
342 Duquesne Ave
Patagonia

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Sustainable Santa Cruz Meeting

posted July 26, 2009

[ Thursday, September 17, 2009; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Sustainable Santa Cruz Meeting
5:30 PM 09/17/09
Develop a comprehensive plan for transitioning to a re-localized economy. Help establish the partnerships that will be the basis for this critical effort. Identify and implement sustainable living practices.
Participation in citizen based advocacy for regional planning by our local government.
Tubac Community Center
50 Bridge Road, Tubac

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Sustainable Santa Cruz Meeting

posted July 26, 2009

[ Thursday, September 3, 2009; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Sustainable Santa Cruz Meeting
5:30 PM 09/03/09
Attend and help establish the partnerships that will be the basis for this critical effort, to bring a unified and comprehensive transition to our communities.  Be part of the planning of educational events to support sustainable living practices, and to hear from environmental groups that study the I-19 corridor and [...]

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Local Sustainability for Eastern Santa Cruz County

posted July 26, 2009

[ Saturday, August 22, 2009; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Local Sustainability for Eastern Santa Cruz County
1:30 PM 08/22/09
FOCUS on Food, how is our summer harvest? and DVD viewing \”Future of Food\”
Cady Hall
342 Duquesne Ave
Patagonia

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Sustainable Santa Cruz Meeting

posted July 26, 2009

[ Thursday, August 20, 2009; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Sustainable Santa Cruz Meeting
5:30 PM 08/20/09
Working to build a resilient community in the face of future challenges – peak oil, climate change, and the economy.
Tubac Community Center
50 Bridge Road, Tubac

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Sustainable Santa Cruz Meeting

posted July 26, 2009

[ Thursday, August 6, 2009; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Sustainable Santa Cruz Meeting
5:30 PM 08/06/09
Attend and help establish the partnerships that will be the basis for this critical effort, to bring a unified and comprehensive transition to our communities.  Be part of the planning of educational events to support sustainable living practices, and to hear from environmental groups that study the I-19 corridor and [...]

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“Money as Debt” and “Money as Debt II” film showing

posted July 23, 2009

[ Sunday, August 16, 2009; 1:45 am to 4:30 am. ] What: Sustainable Tucson Special Film Showing
When: Sunday, August 16th, 2009,    2-4:30pm   (Doors open at 1:45pm)
Where: Joel D. Valdez Main Library Downtown, 101 N. Stone Ave (free lower level parking off Alameda St.)

Sustainable Tucson is pleased to present two special films as part of our focus in August on examing some of the fundamental tools [...]

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On the Brink of a New Era in Energy: SIEMENS CEO Interview On Desertec Project

posted July 23, 2009

The CEO of Siemens AG, Peter Löscher, believes Europe is on the brink of anew era in energy production. The aim of the €400 billion ($560 billion) project is to provide carbon-free energy that could supply up to 20 percent of European energy needs by 2050.
The biggest solar energy project in the world is about [...]

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How Bad Will the Economy Get?

posted July 18, 2009

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The following article just published on AlterNet is already drawing wide interest and appearing in many new places on the Internet. Having recently released what will probably be considered his most important book to date, our Sustainable Tucson colleague Tom Greco is now speaking directly to communities about both present economic challenges and emerging opportunities [...]

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New Film: “Food, Inc”

posted June 30, 2009

[ Friday, July 17, 2009; 12:00 am; ] On July 17: the most-talked about new film, “Food, Inc.” will be shown at
The Loft Cinema,
3233 E. Speedway Blvd.,
520-795-7777,
http://www.loftcinema.com

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High Performance Building Science Workshop

posted June 24, 2009

[ Friday, July 31, 2009; ] Special event at the Village of Civano, Tucson
Colors are names, each given to a specific spectrum of visible light. Visible wavelengths are measured in nanometers (nm). Green just so happens to live in the spectrum between approximately 520 and 565 nm. Building performance is also measured using specific, scientific language. We hope to give you [...]

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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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