November 19, 2009
Sustainable Development Innovations: Japan's effort to unite against climate change
The James A. Baker III Institute Student Forum will host "Sustainable Development Innovations: Japan's effort to unite against climate change", November 19, 12:00-1:00pm, at Farnsworth Pavilion, Ley Student Center, Rice University.
Associate Professor in Sustainability Science at the University of Tokyo, Masaru Yarime will discuss environmental sustainability during this lunchtime lecture.
Come eat, listen, and learn how Japan's researchers, corporations and industries are working together to create a united front to overcome the environmental challenges of the 21st century.
This lecture is sponsored by the Shell Center for Sustainability and the Consulate-General of Japan.
Please RSVP to email@example.com if you are interested in attending
October 14, 2009
Milam Schverak, '61, Jackie Liddell, and Mary Fuller are People's Choice Award Winners
Milam Schverak, '61, Jackie Liddell, and Mary Fuller were selected the Shell Center for Sustainability People's Choice Award winners in the Water-Effects On Life competition. The exhibit continues through October 29, 2009.
October 13, 2009
The Water in the Houston Metabolism - Water Needs and Water Quality for this Century conference
The Science & Technology Policy Program and the Health Policy Forum of the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy join the Shell Center for Sustainability to host a water sustainability conference this fall. The Water in the Houston Metabolism - Water Needs and Water Quality for this Century conference will be a one-day event at the Rice University campus.
September 29, 2009
Energy and Water Sustainability minor added
A new Energy and Water Sustainability course funded by the Shell Center for Sustainability advances under the Sustainability minor approved early this year.
September 16, 2009
SCS Funds Installation, Implementation, and Analysis of the Ze-Row Solar House
SCS Funds Installation, Implementation, and Analysis of the Ze-Row Solar House. The project was submitted under the call for research proposals for work to be conducted in 2010.
Read more about the ZEROW HOUSE