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- EPA Funding for Wetlands Work Benefits ESF Program
- $3M Grant Supports Bioenergy Development
- ESF Named to President’s Community Service Honor Roll
- ESF’s Landscape Architecture Program Nationally Ranked
New York State Green Building Conference Announces New Partnership
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has joined ESF and the Syracuse Center of Excellence as a partner for the 2015 Green Building Conference. Rick Fedrizzi, CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council, will host a plenary session during this year's conference. Fedrizzi and his USGBC colleagues were awarded the United Nations Champion of the Earth award in November for their Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program. READ MORE
ESF Professor's New Book Focuses on Global Social and Environmental Change
Environmental Studies Professor David Sonnenfeld, with Colleagues from Around the World
A new book by Professor David Sonnenfeld, Department of Environmental Studies, theRoutledge International Handbook of Social and Environmental Change (ISBN 978-0-415-78279-1; with Stewart Lockie and Dana R. Fisher, eds.), has been published in London and New York by Routledge.
The volume includes contributions from environmental social scientists from around the world, including faculty affiliated with the Research Committee on Environment and Society (RC24) of the International Sociological Association. Key themes addressed in the volume include global socio-ecological change; climate change, energy and adaptation; urban environmental change and governance; environmental risk, uncertainty, and social learning; and eco-system restoration.
The text's 31 contributors hail from the Australia, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The volume is available now in hardcover in North America and Europe, and will be released shortly in Australia and New Zealand; an eBook version will be available soon, as well.Office of Communications
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