Institute for Sustainable Development

This Way to Sustainability Conference XIII
Featured Kimberly Prather, Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry at
UC San Diego

March 16, 2018


Our Sustainable Future - CSU, Chico

Sustainability in the News

4/6/18 - CSU, Chico Achieves Gold STARS Rating!

3/15/18 - CN&R 'Everything I Could' feature keynote speaker Dahr Jamail

3/13/18 - 13th Annual This Way to Custainability Conference Focuses on Resilient Cities, Climate Neutrality

12/14/17 - The Chico News & Review - For Students, By Students

October 2017 Is Campus Sustainability Month - see our events page for ongoing campus events and our Film Series

9/29/17 - The Orion - Chico State named one of greenest campuses in the US by The Princeton Review

9/21/17 - Chico News & Review - Campus portal opens doors for eco-oriented students, staff

9/21/17 - The Princeton Review Names CSU, Chico One of Nation's Greenest Campuses

3/23/17 - Chico News & Review - Alaska Native Dune Lankard interviewed about his presentation at This Way to Sustainability Conference XII

10/4/16 - Chico Enterprise Record - Chico State aims to be 'most outdoorsy school' in the nation

8/24/16 - Campus News, Nation's First Thin-Film Solar Charging Station Opens

3/1/16 - North State Parent Magazine For a Brighter Fututre, It's This Way to Sustainability

3/1/16 - North State Parent Magazine The Greenie Awards - Honoring Students Working Toward a Sustainable Future

3/28/16 - North State Parent Magazine Be the Change - Cooking Up Healthy Lifestyles: Chef Richie (Montessori Charter School and Chef Richie won our 2016 Greenie Awards in the K-6 and 7-8th Grade categories)

2/23/16 - CSU, Chico News This Way to Sustainability XI Slated for March 24-25

10/2/15 - University Farm Ranked No. 1 for Sustainability in College Values Online's recent list of top sustainable college farms

8/11/15 - Sierra Magazine's ninth annual Cool Schools ranking launches online today, showcasing their list of the nation's greenest colleges and universities. CSU, Chico ranked #39. See the full list and our report

5/29/15 - Chico students lead again in energy conservation competition

5/29/15 - Diversion Excursion program diverts 12 tons from landfill

12/12/14 - University Foundation Board Approves Divestment of Fossil Fuel Holdings

6/2/14 - Student Sustainability Programs Earn Statewide Recognition

5/27/14 - CSU, Chico Awarded 2014 Campus Climate Leadership Award

5/1/14 - CSU, Chico's electricity competition was ranked among the Top 10 in Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN)!
The schools with Top 10 Electricity Competitions in CCN 2014 are (listed alphabetically): Appalachian State University, Bard College, Berea College, California State University Chico, Dickinson College, Louisiana State University, Loyola University Maryland, Portland State University, Wake Forest University, Western Carolina University

3/10/14 - The Orion - Campus Wins State Energy Competition

3/7/14 - KCHO News Blog - Sustainability Visionary Anya Fernald Speaks About Small Farming Success Models

3/6/14 - The Orion - Workshop Engages Sustainable Minds

3/6/14 - KCHO News Blog - Chico's "Chef Richie" Gets Kids to Eat Their Greens

2/27/14 - Chico ER - Sustainability Conference Registration due Friday

1/15/14 - CSU, Chico Public Affairs- Food Services Lauded for Healthy and Sustainable Practices (See the full story)

1/7/14 - CSU, Chico is one of twenty schools, and the only in California, to be named a finalist for Second Nature’s 2014 Climate Leadership Awards!
The public will vote on the most innovative institution in each Carnegie Classification, and campuses with the top votes at the end of the competition will have the chance to be featured in Planet Forward’s weekly webisodes, and potentially in other nationally-recognized blogs and major media outlets coordinated by Planet Forward [LINK: ].

CSU, Chico was one of the 21 colleges and universities nationwide named last week to, and only one of eight schools to repeat from the 2013 list. (See the full story)

3/9/13 - Chico Enterprise Record - Activist Chris Jordan: Plastic-poisoned albatross a call for action for the planet - This Way to Sustainability Conference

8/21/12 - University Public Affairs -CSU, Chico receives another prestigious national honor in making Princeton Review's 2013 Green Honor Roll
read full story

2/21/12 This Way to Sustainability Conference Features a Marine Biologist, a Corporate Chef and an M.D. as Keynote Speakers

3/13/12 This Way to Sustainability Conference VII - Cal State blog - photo essay

3/3/12 Chico Enterprise Record - Chico State sustainability conference a hit

2/23/12 Chico News & Review This Way to Sustainability Conference VII

10/20/11 Dr. Benjamin Santer of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory addressed climate change in his presentation on October 20, 2012
View the entire presentation NOW

8/24/11 CSU, Chico Public Affairs - CSU, Chico Wins Sustainability Award for Energy Monitoring System

7/14/11 Chico News & Review - Climate Change Part I - features our former Executive Director Scott McNall

6/7/11 Gateway Science Museum Receives LEED Gold Certification

4/28/11 Sustainability Fund Allocation Committee (SFAC) Approves Proposals for 2011-12

4/28/11 CSU Releases New report "CSU Commitment to Sustainability"

4/14/11 Chico News & Review - Chico City Council adopts the controversial General Plan

2/11/11 - Inside Chico State - Scott McNall, Former Director of The Institute for Sustainable Development, Authors New Book: Rapid Climate Change

11/7/10 Chico Enterprise Record - Conference at Chico State gives students a glimpse into a sustainable future

10/14/10 CSU, Chico Public Affairs - CSU, Chico Gears Up for Sustainability Day

10/13/10 Ecotopia - This Way to Sustainability Conference student coordinators guests on the radio show

9/16/10 Chico News and Review - Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve offers 4,000 acres of diverse habitat to explore

9/8/10 Chico Enterprise Record - Chico City Council approves creation of city Climate Action Plan
See 9/7/10 City Council Meeting Online
See the 9/13/10 presentation to the Sustainability Task Force (pdf document)

8/9/10 CSU, Chico News Release - Wildcat Recreation Center Receives Gold Rating for Green Building Standards

8/4/10 Chico Enterprise Record - Butte College to produce more power from sun than it uses

8/3/10 Chico Enterprise Record - Grant will provide energy retrofits for Chico homes

5/7/10 CSU, Chico makes it to The Princeton Review's Guide to 286 Green Colleges

5/7/10 CSU, Chico News - Join the June 4th Butterfly Survey at the Ecological Reserves

2/26/10 Campus News Release - Chico Carbon Challenge: Students Test Energy-Reduction Strategies

2/25/10 Campus Announcements - Rolland “Rollie” David Berger, 86, who brought the concept of sustainability to Chico State, died on Thursday, February 18, 2010 (read full story, pdf)

2/8/10 Chico Enterprise Record - Steve Carson's 'Outdoors' column: Butte County Fish and Game Commission awards grants (Including CSU, Chico's Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve)

11/19/09 Chico News & Review - Scott McNall steps down as head of the Institute for Sustainable Development

11/19/09 Chico Enterprise Record - Letter: Conference speaker a hero or criminal?

11/12/09 Chico News & Review - Solution or Pollution? Sustainability conference speakers weigh in on nuclear energy

11/12/09 Chico News & Review - Open mouth, insert soap: F-bombs for the environment

11/9/09 Chico Enterprise Record - Activist talks passionately about saving whales, the environment

11/7/09 Chico Enterprise Record - Speaker (John P. Myers): Chemicals can cause big harm

11/5/09 Chico News & Review - More than a pretty face; Daryl Hannah is a longtime crusader for environmental causes

11/2/09 Chico Enterprise Record - CSU, Chico and Butte College Hosts Environmental Conference

10/22/09 - Chico News & Review - CSU, Chico hosts Fifth Annual This Way to Sustainability Conference

10/21/09 CSU, Chico News - 4th Annual Campus Sustainability Day Event at CSU, Chico Today, 10:00am-2:00pm

10/5/09 CSU, Chico Press Release: Chico Performances Continues the "On the Creek Lecture Series" with actress and environmentalist Daryl Hannah

9/1/09 CSU, Chico News Release: CSU, Chico Associated Students Pledge to Zero Waste

8/26/09 Chico Enterprise Record - Chico State soon to have Zipcars; first in CSU System

8/25/09 CSU, Chico News Release: CSU, Chico Launches Zipcar Car Sharing Program

8/25/09 CSU, Chico News Release: Ranking in Sierra Club’s ‘Cool Schools’ List Adds to ‘Green’ Honors for CSU, Chico

8/24/09 The Sierra Club Cool Schools: The Third Annual List (CSU, Chico is #34!)

8/24/09 The Daily Green - Greenest College Cafeterias

6/24/09 YouTube - Chico Bicycle Music Festival - Pedal Power

6/23/09 The Chico Enterprise Record - Northstate should capitalize on renewable resources for power, income

6/16/09 Renewable Electricity Production Study in Upstate California -
Press Release for upcoming June 25th Press Conference

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6/8/09 The Chico Enterprise Record - Group living the sustainable life

4/30/09 Chico News and Review - Sustainable North State
(Sustainability Summit at ChicoFest 2009)

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