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Mission

The Shell Center for Sustainability's mission is to foster an interdisciplinary program of research, outreach, and education to address actions that can be taken to ensure the sustainable development of communities' living standards, interpreted broadly, to encompass all factors affecting the overall quality of life.

News


December 16, 2013  -  Coastal Cities Face Rising Sea  Sinking Land and Powerful Storms: Science-based planning urgently needed.


 

December 5, 2013  -  Adapting to Shifting Tides

Eighty-four coastal and social scientists from twelve countries attended the first joint Penrose/Chapman conference in Galves
ton, Texas, to discuss the increasing threat
 of global climate change on coastal environments (http://www.geosociety.org/penrose/ 13Texas.htm). The objectives of the conference were to provide a forum for discuss
ing the latest advances in coastal system response to both natural and anthropogenic influences, assess the state of current coastal change and its causes from a perspective of the recent geologic record; and assure that the outcomes of this meeting are conveyed to the general public and to policy makers. 

 


 

November 27, 2013  -  Talking About HSIFind out what people are saying about the Houston Sustainability Indicators (HSI).


 

November 4, 2013  -  Sustainable Houston and YouSCS joins the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies to bring a personal development course to talk about sustainable development.


 

October 8, 2013  -  REGISTER NOW - Town Hall Meeting October 8 & 9, 2013The fall conference is coming with a Town Hall Meeting to bring neighborhood leaders together for a more sustainable Houston.


 
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