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  • 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 ...
  • Coates, Gary (Kansas State University, 2011)
    It is becoming increasingly clear that the 21st century will constitute a radically new era in human history, one that will be defined by our collective response to three inescapable and interconnected problems that are ...
  • Hammel, Mary; Clarke, Dru (Kansas State University, 2010)
    SustainED: Sustainability Resources for Educators is a new website initiated by the K-State College of Education. Created as a repository for sustainability and environmental education resources, it reinforces the vision ...
  • Bronleewe, Tonya (Kansas State University, 2009)
    In order for today's young people to be adequately informed, educated, and prepared for adulthood they need to understand both local and global natural resources, and the issues that surround them. Every decision from ...
  • Armstrong, Cosette (Kansas State University, 2010)
    This reorientation has wide-reaching pedagogical implications for the advancement of skills, attitudes, and values that support sustainable development (Sterling, 2004). Specifically, ESD should prepare students to foster ...
  • Griswold, Wendy; Anderson, Barbara G (Kansas State University, 2010)
    In a profession that holds the power to create and modify the built environment, interior designers have an obligation and responsibility to meet the needs of the present without compromising the quality of life for future ...
  • Coates, Gary J.; Hanlon, Bill (Kansas State University, 2010)
    Buildings and the built environment have major resource impacts throughout their lifetimes. Much of the sustainability movement has focused on how to design, construct, and manage the built environment in ways that minimize ...
  • Snead, Bruce; Teener, Linda; Dorsett, Bill (Kansas State University, 2009)
    This presentation will overview UFM's Solar Energy Project, discuss the practical logistics of using passive and active solar energy production and will look at ways to share this information across Kansas and the ...
  • Rice, Charles W.; Feddema, Johannes; Harrington, John A., Jr.; Hutchinson, Stacy L.; Ma, Chunseng (Kansas State University, 2010)
    Several Kansas researchers have been at the forefront of climate science research internationally. This panel discussion will feature some of those researchers as they discuss some of the lessons learned for Kansas as well ...
  • Depcik, Christopher (Kansas State University, 2011)
    University of Kansas (KU) students, who refer to themselves as the EcoHawks, apply engineering techniques in order to solve real-world problems by approaching the situation from five vectors of success: education, energy, ...
  • Champion, Benjamin L.; Mason, April (Kansas State University, 2010)