Administrative Center for Sustainability and Energy Management
December 2016/January 2017
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Sustainability Spotlight

Meet food justice activist Meredith Glaubach!

We met with Meredith Glaubach (Jones ‘17) to discuss food justice, GMOs, and Pope Francis, amongst other topics.
>> Read the interview

From the Sustainability Office

Intern Picks: Eco-Friendly Holiday Gifts!

With the holiday season upon us, our sustainability interns share 12 gift ideas to make whichever holiday you celebrate a more sustainable one.
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Campus Sustainability News

Energy efficiency measures save money, reduce emissions

With energy efficiency playing a central role in both environmental and economic discussions, Rice University has been taking steps to limit both its carbon footprint and the economic toll of inefficient energy usage.
>> Read more

Beware of asp caterpillars

Rice Emergency Medical Services and Student Health Services caution students to not touch or pick up asp caterpillars.
>> Read more

Celebrate Rice’s overlooked pocket prairie

Rice students work to conserve the Harris Gully Natural Area.
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Student and Alumni News

Real Food Revolution hosts 10th Farm to Fork dinner

Real Food Revolution achieves record turnout for their 10th dinner featuring food sourced from local farms.
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Rice students launch conservation magazine

EBIO 323: Conservation Biology students have created Rice Conservation, a magazine focused on conservation and sustainability at Rice University.
>>Read more

Students form Texans for Climate Change Action club

TFCCA aims to promote programs and legislation that limit carbon emissions and pollution and encourage clean energy production.
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Teaching and Research News

Our Roads Could Hold The Secret To Sucking Carbon Out Of Natural Gas

Rice University researchers find that asphalt can be used in carbon sequestration.
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Eco-detector will hunt GMOs that escape to environment

Rice University scientists build tools to detect, quantify, and track genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and their byproducts.
>> Read more

What will energy policy look like under President Trump?

Professor Daniel Cohan explores the future of renewable energy, tax credits, and the Clean Power Plan under the incoming administration.
>> Read more 

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