Friday, March 5, 2010

Symposium on Sustainability at Iowa State University (ISU)

Symposium on Sustainability draws campus crowd
Iowa States' second annual "Symposium on Enhancing Sustainability" featured sessions topics, including, but not limited to:
  • Teaching sustainability in the classroom,
  • Campus energy conservation,
  • Sustainable agriculture, and
  • Student activities in support of ISU's Live Green! initiative.

Other presentations included:
  • Patagonia clothing company founder Yvon Chouinard,
  • The keynote speech, by Leith Sharp, the founding director of Harvard University's green campus initiative.

One of the ideas Sharp presented was, "[P]eople with very high consumption levels are no happier than people with quite conservative consumption levels."

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Source: ISU News Flash. 3-5-2010

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