Sustainability

Geodesign Session 5 Road Map

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Geodesign team

As the demand for freshwater and energy increases in San Diego County and Northern Baja, the fresh water supply continues to shrink while energy generation remains heavily dependent on fossil fuels. Due to these opposing trends in supply and demand, it becomes increasingly imperative to identify solutions that move these communities to their preferred state in which they are largely reliant on renewable energy and use water sustainably. Large-scale energy solutions include wind power, one of the must abundant sources of energy in these regions. ... Read more about Geodesign Session 5 Road Map

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13 companies sowing solutions for food resilience

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Heather Clancy
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Could Big Data offer the most fertile solution for countering systemic food waste and frightening future scarcity scenarios?

Last month Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Coca-Cola, Nestlé and dozens of other companies started sowing the seeds for a crop of powerful applications and information resources enabled by the convergence of sensors, sophisticated imagery and powerful analytics — and inspired by the federal Climate Data Initiative. ... Read more about 13 companies sowing solutions for food resilience

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Beth Brummitt

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Beth Brummitt

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Brummitt Energy Associates Inc.

Beth founded Brummitt Energy Associates in 1998 to focus on high performance buildings. With over 25 years experience in energy efficiency and building modeling, she has been training and speaking on the Title 24 energy codes since 1992 and on green building since 2001. ... Read more about Beth Brummitt

Philip J. Bona

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Philip J. Bona, AIA, Architect - Planner - Educator

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BNIM Architects

Architect ž Planner ž Educator

Phil Bona is a Senior Architect and Planner at BNIM in San Diego.

Previously a Principal at Baucentrum Urban Studio, Adjunct Professor at NewSchool of Architecture & Design, Chair San Diego Urban Design Committee of the AIA, and Assistant V.P. for Architecture and Planning with CCDC, his expertise encompasses sustainable regional and urban design principles and policies supporting green building, renewable energy, water conservation and climate impact reduction. ... Read more about Philip J. Bona

Masada Disenhouse

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Masada Disenhouse

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Co-Founder - SanDiego350

Masada co-founded SanDiego350 and serves on SD350's Steering Committee and Public Policy Team.  She has over 20 years of experience in activism and campaign management. She also served as co-chair of Sierra Club San Diego's Climate Change Committee in 2011-2014, and was Sierra Club Volunteer of the Year in 2012. ... Read more about Masada Disenhouse

Neil Stallings

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Neil Stallings

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Vice President - Green Century Capital Management

Neil is with Green Century Capital Management, a mutual fund company founded over 20 years ago by a partnership of environmental advocacy organizations, which is still owned by their nonprofit founders.  Their funds seek competitive returns for investors while putting their money to work for clean air, clean water, and a healthy planet. ... Read more about Neil Stallings

Rebecca Feuerlicht

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Rebecca Feuerlicht

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Project Manager - Center for Sustainable Energy

Rebecca Feuerlicht is the project manager at the Center for Sustainable Energy overseeing the administration of the statewide Self-Generation Incentive Program in the San Diego Gas & Electric service territory.  She works with engineering staff, utility customers, project developers and manufacturers covering a broad range of distributed generation technologies. ... Read more about Rebecca Feuerlicht

Michael Russell

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Michael Russell

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Douglas Kot

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Douglas Kot

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Executive Director - U.S. Green Building Council, San Diego Chapter

Doug is the Executive Director of the San Diego Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. In this role he oversees the daily operations of the organization ensuring that the mission of the USGBC – San Diego is advanced. ... Read more about Douglas Kot

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