Archive for the ‘Climate Action Plan’ Category

Corvallis Performs a Community Greenhouse Gas Inventory

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Sustainability Program specialist Scott Dybvad got in touch with us about the city’s first Greenhouse Gas Inventory.
“The City of Corvallis released results of the first Community Greenhouse Gas Inventory. The final report shows overall greenhouse gas emissions for the community in 2012 were 1,257,115 Metric Tons Carbon Dioxide Equivalent (MT CO2e). The year 2012 was [...]

OSU news research and communications feature solar arrays in recent article

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Content adapted from OSU News & Research Communications, Mark Floyd

OSU takes part in Oregon University System’s “Solar by Degrees” Program
Oregon State University recently brought online the largest of it’s ground mounted solar electric arrays, covering 6 acres on the Corvallis campus.  In a Tuesday article from OSU News & Research Communications, the five ground-mounted photovoltaic [...]

Graduate Fellowships available through the National Wildlife Federation

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

The National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology Program has 2013 Graduate Fellowships available for emerging leaders in the sustainability community. The deadline for application is Sunday, July 14th.
Graduate Fellows will receive a modest grant in addition to the opportunity for leadership development, recognition within the ecology and sustainability world, as well the benefit of working on [...]

Sustainability Office Hiring Transportation Project Student Technician

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

The OSU Sustainability Office is recruiting a student employee with transportation-related experience to research and implement alternative transportation projects and staff several committees.  The successful candidate should have some knowledge of basic transportation demand management principles and will work 20-40 hours per week during summer and 10-20 hours per week during the academic year, working [...]

Philosophy Talk live taping: The Moral Costs of Climate Change

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Hosts Stanford philosophers John Perry and Ken Taylor will discuss “The Moral Costs of Climate Change” with guest Allen Thompson from the OSU School of History, Philosophy and Religion, and co-editor of the new book “Ethical Adaption to Climate Change.”
The live taping will also feature by a report from the Philosophy [...]

Exciting Internship Opportunity at OSU!

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Interested in sustainability? Energy use? Reducing carbon in the air? How about receiving internship credit for working on a project aimed reducing energy use through simple behavior changes? Check out this undergraduate and graduate student internship opportunity for Winter and Spring terms through Energize Corvallis.
This winter Energize Corvallis will be planning the OSU Campuses Take [...]

Quiet before the storm

Friday, December 5th, 2008

This holiday break likely will be a time of slight quiet at OSU, as it has in years past.  With summers getting busier and busier, it seems December is the only slowdown anymore.  For the Sustainability Office, January and most of the first half of 2008 will be extremely busy, mainly facilitating a climate action [...]