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  • Lewis, Katrina; Dickinson, Torry; Lewis, Summer (Kansas State University, 2009)
    The educators introduce students to basic concepts and practices of sustainable development by exploring fair trade in the world today. They guide students in researching, creating, and implementing fair trade projects in ...
  • Bell, Michelle; Hasler, Fred (Kansas State University, 2011)
    Current techniques in calculation, design of lighting, and measurement primarily focus on how the human eye perceives illumination photopically. What we know is that at night the eye primarily utilizes scotopic vision, ...
  • Carter, David (Kansas State University, 2011)
    Time and money are two obstacles preventing companies from implementing energy-efficiency projects. To mitigate these concerns, the Kansas State University Pollution Prevention Institute (PPI) began an intern program that ...
  • Boguski, Terrie (Kansas State University, 2009)
    As concern about climate change increases, greenhouse gas inventories are being increasingly used as a measure of sustainable practices and a baseline for improvement by organizations and individuals. Carbon footprints ...
  • Knight, Jonathan (Kansas State University, 2011)
    A community has seven community assets: physical, environmental, cultural, social, financial, political, and human. Together these assets affect how a community develops, grows, and changes. This presentation, entitled ...
  • Klein, Melanie (Kansas State University, 2009)
    Citizens of Greensburg, Kansas say opportunity [1] emerged from tragedy when a May 2007 tornado leveled ninety-five percent of their rural community. The "opportunity" was to have a community-driven document that reflects ...
  • Brown, Susan P. (Kansas State University, 2009)
    One of the goals of a land grant university is to find out the needs of the community and work towards research and programming to meet those needs. The Energy Savings Store has over 5 years of “boots on the ground” ...
  • Anandhi, Aavudai (Kansas State University, 2012)
    This research develops impact assessments of climate change projections by incorporating climate variables (including water (SF, P), Heat (T, SR), carbon dioxide, relative humidity and wind speed) into existing process ...
  • Harrington, John A., Jr. (Kansas State University, 2012)
    John Harrington, Jr. is a professor and former head of the Department of Geography. He has been involved in several research projects related to climate change and the climate of Kansas. His students have analyzed data on ...
  • Erickson, Larry E.; Babcock, Michael; Boguski, Terrie; Brase, Gary; Griswold, Wendy; Kramer, Kimberly W.; Leven, Blase; Mirafzal, Behrooz; Natarajan, Bala; Pahwa, Anil (Kansas State University, 2012)
    Smart solar powered charge stations (SSPCS) and smart microgrids that control power flow to electric vehicles at work sites, shopping malls, restaurants, schools, parks, etc. will become important as the number of electric ...
  • Chan, E.; Erickson, Larry E.; Boguski, Terri K.; Leven, Blase A.; Natarajan, Bala (Kansas State University, 2012)
    Life cycle assessment shows that solar energy has lower greenhouse gas emissions compared to coal and natural gas. There are air quality benefits associated with the electrification of transportation. Solar-powered charge ...
  • Feddema, Johannes (Kansas State University, 2012)
    Extreme weather in much of the U.S. this summer had focused attention on climate change. The Central Great Plains region bridges two of the U.S. climate regions as defined by the National Climatic Data Center, West North ...
  • Stover, Susan (Kansas State University, 2012)
    Kansas has geographically diverse water resources varying from primarily surface water in the Southeast to primarily ground water in the west. Sedimentation is having a negative impact on the capacity of many of the state’s ...
  • Erickson, Larry E.; Griswold, Wendy M.; Saulters, Oral S.; Hohn, Keith L. (Kansas State University, 2011)
    There is a growing interest in sustainability education in many universities. Existing courses are being modified to add sustainability. At K-State, the Natural Resource/Environmental Science Project, DEN 582, is an ...
  • Pahwa, Anil; Kuhn, William; Miller, Ruth Douglas; Rys, Andrew (Kansas State University, 2011)
    A shortage of students pursuing electrical and computer engineering, coupled with both the need for sustainability and the desire of today’s students, especially women, to involve themselves in work that benefits society, ...
  • Boguski, Terrie; Boguski, Rebecca (Kansas State University, 2011)
    In his book, The Triple Bottom Line, Andrew Savitz highlights the need to evaluate human decisions and activities from the perspective of environmental, economic, and social sustainability. In the late 1960’s, methods for ...
  • Ebert, Kerri (Kansas State University, 2011)
    Funded by the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute for Food and Agriculture since 1988, the SARE program is a participatory and inclusive system that supports and promotes sustainable farming and ...
  • Hanlon, Bill (Kansas State University, 2010)
    Local governments, counties, and regional planning entities throughout the US have been developing new strategies and implementation plans for sustainability. Sustainability planning often integrates areas such as green ...
  • LeHew, Melody (Kansas State University, 2009)
    The proposed presentation will report the preliminary results from Phase 1 of an extended research project focused on examining ecologically sustainable consumption practices. A qualitative methodology was used in this ...
  • Pitts, Ian (Kansas State University, 2011)
    Transportation is both the skeletal structure and the circulatory system of a city. It is the foundation upon which all development happens. Currently, Manhattan’s transportation options are centered on the tyranny of the ...