Institute for Sustainable Development
Denis Hayes

“Sunpower” and Sustainability

Earth Day Founder Denis Hayes Speaks

Honoring Jack Rawlins, a Local Environmental Hero

A national and international environmental hero will be in Chico this month to honor a local and international environmental hero—and just in time for Earth Day 2007.  Continue Reading

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Ch•Eco Film Fest Debut in April

First Annual Film & Art Festival is April 12-15

When is a film festival more than just another film festival?
When it’s Chico’s own Ch•Eco Film Fest, a “festival of environmental film and art” that brings into sharper focus the broad concept of sustainability.  Continue Reading

Jim Pushnik

Jim Pushnik “Paints the Big Picture”

Rawlins Professor Promotes Environmental Literacy

Jim Pushnik, Rawlins Professor of Environmental Literacy at CSU, Chico, is the first to admit that “sustainability” has become something of a buzzword. Sustainability has come to mean so many different things that the word sometimes creates considerable confusion.   Continue Reading