Program for the 2014 PDI

Tuesday, January 14th

10:45 AM

Session Title:
Campus on a Carbon Diet - How Colorado State is Reducing GHG Emissions
Presenters:
Carol Dollard,Stacey Baumgarn
Category:
Green Initiatives and Issues
Date:
Tuesday, January 14th 2014
Start Time:
10:45 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
102 Eddy Hall
Description:
Colorado State University has made an ambitious goal to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of the university to zero by the year 2050. This session will provide an update on the strategies in place to achieve that goal and the progress made to date. The focus will be on the devices we have control over that have the biggest impact on reducing our footprint. Remember, the university's footprint is actually made up of our individual contributions so we will also discuss specific measures that we can embrace in order to reduce our individual impact. Hope you will join us.
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty, staff & students should all be interested in how their work here at the university impacts the environment. The goal is to keep the university community informed on progress toward reducing GHG emissions, and how each of us can help.

Wednesday, January 15th

3:30 PM

Session Title:
Become a “CSU Certified Conservation Champion”
Presenters:
Stacey Baumgarn,Dr. Patricia Aloise-Young,Dr. Jeni Cross
Category:
Green Initiatives and Issues
Date:
Wednesday, January 15th 2014
Start Time:
3:30 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
104 Eddy Hall
Description:
No matter your profession or position – you have the power and ability to help the CSU community reduce its energy use and environmental impact. Learn the difference between energy conservation and energy efficiency – learn what you can do in your cubicle, office, classroom, building, and community – to reduce energy use and lower your environmental impact. You might use this information to simply feel better about yourself, or you may choose to share it with your colleagues – we will give you the power to make choices and decisions that earn you the distinction of being a “CSU Certified Conservation Champion.” Our small individual actions lead to significant positive results.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goal: The goal for this session is to become an informed member of the CSU community regarding our energy use and environmental impacts. Each one of us can contribute to reducing the overall impact and work as an energy and resource conservation champion. Target Audience: Any CSU faculty or staff member interested in becoming a “CSU Certified Conservation Champion.”