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Administrative Center for Sustainability and Energy Management
March 2017
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Sustainability Spotlight

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Meet TFCCA Co-Presidents Ryan Pappal and Hasan Seede

We met with Ryan Pappal and Hasan Seede, the co-founders of the new student organization Texans for Climate Change Action, to discuss climate change, leadership, student activism, and more. 
>> Read the interview

From the Sustainability Office

From the Sustainability Office: What We're Reading


Whether you're looking for hope in the future or to be scared into action, our team recommends news sources, websites, and books you can turn to for enhancing your knowledge of the environment.
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Campus Sustainability News

ACSEM announces new partnership with TFCCA

The Administrative Center for Sustainability and Energy Management (ACSEM) commits to include Texans for Climate Change Action (TFCCA) in developing Rice's renewable energy strategy.
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Farmers Market offers local produce boxes

Community Supported Agriculture boxes now available for weekly purchase or subscription.
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New plaza replaces parking lot on Rice-owned property

Pocket park on Morningside Drive in Rice Village set to open in March.
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Student and Alumni News

Junior uses cycling passion to serve community

Madeleine Pelzel (Lovett '20) will join Bike and Build this summer, where she will ride from Maine to New York City, stopping to build homes for low-income families along the way.
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Summer study abroad program set for Europe

The course will explore urban sustainability and livability in London, Paris, and Sweden.
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Sophomore organizes end-of-semester food donation

Sara Meadow (Sid Richardson '19) worked with Rice H&D to donate food to those in need.
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Teaching and Research News

What will humans look like in the future?

Dr. Scott Solomon, biosciences, discusses his new book "Future Humans".
>> Hear the interview

Researchers use carbon to treat Fukushima disaster

Rice scientists partnered with Kazan University to study ways to clean up radioactive leaks.
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Electric car sales predictions are all over the map

Dr. Dan Cohan, civil and environmental engineering, details the market's complex future.
>> Read more 

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