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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


January 31, 2008  -  The Center for the Study of Environment and Society hosts a CO2 Forum and Sustainability Fair

The Center for the Study of Environment and Society hosts a CO2 Forum and Sustainability Fair whith participation from the Shell Center for Sustainability and other organizations. Forum guest speakers include Rice University President, David Leebron; Houston Mayor Bill White; and Shell Oil Company President, John Hofmeister.  Read more .    


 

January 7, 2008  -  A new project on Nanotechnology monitoring is funded by the Shell Center for Sustainability

A new project on Nanotechnology monitoring is funded by the Shell Center for Sustainability. Read more about this research


 

November 15, 2007  -  Shell Center for Sustainability funds new research

The Shell Center for Sustainability announces the selection of new research projects for sustainable development in the areas of biofuels impact, sustainability of power generation, production and deployment of biodiesel, and carbon sequestration. The projects bring together experts across various disciplines at Rice University. Read more. 


 

October 25, 2007  -  Rice University funds the International Visiting Fellows Program in Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability

Rice University funds the International Visiting Fellows Program in Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability to bring experienced researchers to Houston to develop workable solutions to the world's energy and environmental challenges. The Shell Center for Sustainability and the School of Social Sciences join the Energy and Environmental Systems Institute (EESI), the George R. Brown School of Engineering, Weiss School of Natural Sciences, Rice Energy Forum, and the China-U.S. Center for Environmental Remediation and Sustainable Development to announce the call for applications.      


 

October 12, 2007  -  Beyond the Science: The Economics and Politics of Climate Change

The Shell Center for Sustainability joins the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University in support of the upcoming Spring 2008 conference, Beyond the Science: The Economics and Politics of Climate Change. Read more at Baker Institute


 
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