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Sustainability Dialog Presentations

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Sponsored by:

  •  • Sustainable Claremont,
  •  • Pomona College,
  •  • The League of Women Voters, and
  •  • The Interfaith Sustainability Council

2009

  • Mar 15, 2009 Transition Towns. Toward Sustainability
  • Nov 2, 2009 Local California Native Plants for Sustainable Gardens
  • Dec 7, 2009 Clarermont’s Water Future: A Three Valleys MWD perspective

2010

  • Feb 1, 2010 Claremont Energy Retrofit project: Home Energy Efficiency
      (Title used by the Colleges:
      Addressing Climate Change Here and Now)
  • Feb 24, 2010 Workshop: Home Energy Retrofit Project
  • Mar 1, 2010 After Copenhagen: What Next?
  • Apr 5, 2010 “Building a Green Claremont”
  • Apr 12, 2010 What’s Behind the Fence? The Bernard Field Station
  • May 3, 2010 Home and Community Farming
  • Jun 7, 2010 Bicycling in Claremont
  • Aug 2, 2010 Water-Wise Irrigation
  • Sep 11, 2010 Workshop: Landscaping with Beautiful Native Pants and Efficient Irrigation Systems
  • Sep 13, 2010 Project Green Haiti
  • Oct 4, 2010 Perspectives on Sustainability: A Conversation with Mary Nichols
  • Oct 23, 2010 Proposition 23. Stop the Dirty Energy Proposition

     

  • Dec 6, 2010 The Region’s Water problems --- And How to Solve Them

2011

  • Feb 7, 2011 Environmental Justice
  • Mar 7, 2011 Toward Zero Waste
  • Apr 4, 2011 Cultivating Youth Earth Connections; Edible School Gardens
  • May 2, 2011 Green China?
  • Jun 6, 2011 Desert Defenders!
  • Jul 18, 2011 John Muir in the New World
  • Aug 22, 2011 Solar Now
  • Sep 12, 2011 Your Food: Benefits of Local Food-Reliance
  • Nov 7, 2011 The power of Energy Efficiency. A Claremont Celebration
  • Dec 5, 2011 Farmscape Home Gardens

2012

  • Feb 6, 2012 Keystone XL “Pipe Dreams” Screening
  • Mar 5, 2012 Product Stewardship
  • Apr 2, 2012 Don’t Keep Food Down on the Farm: Making the Case for Urban Agriculture
  • May 7, 2012 Toward Freedom from imported Water. Reclaimed Water for Landscape Irrigation
  • Jun 4, 2012 Sustainability at the Claremont Colleges
  • Jul 21, 2012 Claremont’s Sustainable Future
  • Aug 25, 2012 Your Energy Efficient Home
  • Oct 15, 2012 Water System Ownership and Governance Structures. Speaker: Brian Thomas
  • Nov 7, 2012 Film: American Meat. Our meat is changing – for good
  • Dec 3, 2012 New Sustainable Architecture by the Claremont Environmental Design Group

2013

  • Mar 4, 2013 Sustainability: Changing the Operating System
  • Apr 8, 2013 OVERSHOOT! The Fierce Urgency of NOW. A dialogue with Marilyn Hempel
  • Apr 9, 2013 Perspectives on a Sustainable Future: Economic, Social, Environmental
  • May 6, 2013 Food Waste: Unlocking its Full Potential. A dialogue with Andrew Jolin
  • Jun 3, 2013 The Hillcrest Sustainability Plan. A dialogue with Michael Wolfsen
  • Sep 9, 2013 New Sustainable City Plan. What’s New. What’s in our future
  • Nov 4, 2013 Workshop on Transportation and bicycle Priorities

2014

  • Jan 6, 2014 Apple's iPad: How it Can Benefit the Planet. A dialogue with Michael Rosenthal
  • Feb 3, 2014 Our Sustainable Home. A dialogue with Michael Shea
  • Mar 17, 2014 OVERHEATED: The Human Cost of Climate Change. A discussion with author Andrew Guzman
  • Apr 7, 2014 Create a Drought Proof Landscape with Greywater. A dialogue with Leigh Jerrard
  • Apr 19, 2014 Hands-on Greywater Workshop
  • May 12, 2014 Climate Change and Air Quality in Southern California
  • Jun 2, 2014 Why the EPA is Failing to Protect the Public
  • Jul 14, 2014 ClaremontFLOW (Claremont Friends of Locally-Owned Water)
  • Sep 8, 2014 DRIP: Beautiful, Water-wise Landscapes for our Claremont Homes
  • Nov 10, 2014 Claremont Energy Challenge
  • Dec 15, 2014 Drought-Tolerant Landscaping: A story of one Claremont home

2015

  • Jan 5, 2015 Claremont's Urban Forest: What's Next?
  • Feb 2, 2015 Claremont City Priorities: Sustainability
  • Mar 2, 2015 Food Security in Claremont
  • Apr 6, 2015 The Claremont Sustainability Projectt
  • May 4, 2015 The Next Big Thing in Solar Power--a lead role for Claremont
  • Jun 1, 2015 Poisonous Herbicides
  • Jul 6, 2015 Carbon Pricing to Stave Off Climate Disruption
  • Aug 3, 2015 Backyard Orchard Culture--Drought Emergency Management
  • Sep 8, 2015 Greening Claremont Schools: a San Francisco Case Study
  • Nov 2, 2015 Healing Gardens--How Your Yard Can Save the World
  • Dec 7, 2015 Claremont's Energy--Join in the Fun and Help Us Win!

2016

  • Feb 15, 2016 Gold Line to Claremont!?
  • Mar 21, 2016 Climate Action in Claremont
  • Mar 25, 2016 Community Action to Protect the World’s Oceans
  • May 2, 2016 Claremont Hills Wilderness Park Master Plan
  • May 16, 2016 Claremont Schools Potential Facilities Bond
  • Jun 6, 2016 South Claremont Goes Net Zero
  • Aug 1, 2016 Community Composting at Urban Farms
  • Aug 29, 2016 Claremont’s Urban Forest, a Community Treasure
  • Nov 7, 2016 Intertwined Visions
  • Dec 5, 2016 A Carbon Fee and Dividend Program (Videos: highlights, full talk, Q&A)

2017

  • Jan 23, 2017 Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer and its Effect on Claremont Trees (Video)
  • Feb 6, 2017 City Council Candidate Forum: Claremont’s Heritage and Sustainability (Video)
  • Mar 20, 2017 News Growing on Trees (Video)
  • Apr 17, 2017 Education Rooted in the Environment (Video)
  • June 5, 2017 Toward Ecological Civilization: Where's it all heading?
  • July 17, 2017 Tree Speak: Interpretations of the rustlings
  • July 17, 2017 Alternate Energy for All? (Video)
  • Sept 19, 2017 Foothill Gold Line Update with the Construction Authority
  • Nov 8, 2017 Claremont's Energy Choice: A Special Sustainability Dialog Before the City Council Decides
                              (Video - Part 1, Part 2)

2018

  • July 23, 2018 The Latest on Claremont's Village South Specific Plan (Video)
  • June 4 2018 Greywater 101 (See Greywater Action's similar presentation
                              Greywater 101 and Greywater & Fruit Trees for Southern California)
  • May 7, 2018 Measure SC (Video)
  • April 16, 2018 Managing Claremont's Urban Forest
  • April 2, 2018 Are You Ready to Drive Electric? (Video)
  • Jan 8, 2018 Tips on Proper Pruning of Shrubs and Trees (Video)
  • Feb 5, 2018 Tips on Proper Pruning of Fruit Trees (Video)
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