Pulling U.S. out of Paris accord a terrible decision I am ashamed of my country — something that I rarely have felt — for withdrawing from the Paris Agreement on climate change. The scientific evidence is overwhelming that greenhouse gas emissions from consumption of fossil fuels endanger the planet and that urgent action is needed. [...]
Student Job Opportunities in GSRC / Housing Sustainability The following positions serve in critical roles to support the mission and vision of UCI Student Housing’s Sustainability Program and our partnership with the Global Sustainability Resource Center (GSRC). GSRC Office Coordinator (June 2017 –June 2018) The GSRC Office Coordinator will manage daily operations of the Global [...]
Headwaters to Ocean Conference May 23-24, 2017 at the Beckman Center Call for Presentations Abstract Deadline: Friday, February 24th The Headwaters to Ocean (H2O) conference seeks to promote integration across disciplines, sectors, organizations, and institutions for common interests related to water, oceans, coastal environments, resilience, and terrestrial interfaces with marine systems. Conference participants will share [...]
Student Opportunity: Apply Today for Communications Position The Sustainability Initiative is hiring a student to work on a website to promote UC faculty working on climate- and sustainability-related topics. Below is a summary of required experience/abilities: Proofing/editing ability Excellent writing skills Attention to detail Experience in WordPress or other blogging platform Interest and demonstrated knowledge in sustainability/climate change Excellent oral communication and networking [...]
Become a Trainer: UC Student Institute For Sustainability Leadership Program The trainers’ training program invites the UC community to scale the Summer Institute for Sustainability Leadership (SISL) Level 1 program across all ten campuses, in line with the goals of the Student Engagement working group of the UC President’s Global Climate Leadership Council. [...]
2017 UC Carbon Neutrality and Global Food Initiative Fellows Training ABOUT THE PROGRAM This training and retreat is offered to the 2016-17 student fellows of the UC President’s Carbon Neutrality (CNI) and Global Food Initiatives (GFI) by staff leaders and community partners of UCI’s Sustainability Initiative and Global Sustainability Resource Center. The purpose of the two-day [...]
Deadline Approaching: 2017 Costa Rica Program Experience a global sustainability and cultural immersion program! This program is designed to increase culture competence and global leadership development around topics of environmental sustainability.
UCI Welcomes Aura Tegria, 26-year-old Colombian Indigenous U'wa Lawyer During the upcoming 2016 World Indigenous Law Conference, the Sustainability Initiative is honored to host special guest Aura Benilda Tegria Cristancho. Ms. Tegria is a lead community legal advisor for the indigenous Colombian U’wa people. For decades, the U’wa community has worked to protect their ancestral lands and [...]