Thursday, March 29, 2012

Colorado State University School of Global Environmental Sustainability Spring Symposium

In the US the largest portion of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions do not originate from cars & trucks; they originate from residential, commercial and industrial buildings which together constitute the built environment.

Come to the Colorado State University School of GlobalEnvironmental Sustainability Spring Symposium to hear presentations about how assessment, standards, and measurement tools can reduce carbon emissions in the built environment.

Revolutionary architectural pioneer and founder of Architecture 2030, Ed Mazria, will explain how American citizens can enable pathways to carbon neutral towns and cities in his presentation of, “The Next Built Environment Today.”  

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) principal and founder of Green Step, Dr. Victor Olgyay, will present “Design for Climate: Buildings with Nature’s Metabolism.

Dr. Scott Denning, CSU Monfort Professor and a Director at the National Science Foundation Center for Multiscale Modeling of AtmosphericProcesses (CMAAP) will present “Climate Change: It’s worse than you think, but it is not the end of the world.

Also, join in cross-disciplinary, cross-cutting breakout groups and panel discussions focusing on the future of a carbon neutral built environment.

Who: Host, Carbon Footprint Metric for the Built Environment and Keynote Speakers, Ed Mazria, Dr. Scott Denning, and Dr. Victor Olgyay
When: April 27th at 8:30am (check in begins at 7:30am)
Where: Lory Student Center, Room 230

Registration is required. To register, please visit