sustainability projects

UC-San Diego Will Generate 10 Percent of Its Own Power

UC-San Diego Will Generate 10 Percent of Its Own Power

SAN DIEGO, California, July 16, 2008 (ENS) – The University of California-San Diego calls itself “one of the nation’s greenest college campuses,” and to enhance that status, the university has begun to install the components of a multi-faceted sustainable energy program. The university will soon be generating 7.4 megawatts of green energy, providing 10 to…

Petitioning Climate Risk Disclosure for Wall Street

Petitioning Climate Risk Disclosure for Wall Street

The President of CERES, Mindy Lubber, has “filed a petition with the US Securities and Exchange Commission asking the SEC to require publicly-traded companies to assess and disclose their financial risks from climate change in their formal reporting statements” (financialtimes.com). The reasoning behind this petition is that major environmental disasters like hurricane Katrina can cause…