Kaleidoscope Project

submitted by: Doorbell Productions

A proposal for an interactive process that integrates myth and science regarding water-culture awareness. If science and myth are reconciled, we believe that synthesis can occur within communities in ways that enable collaboration, trust building, and local water policy change, especially where common pool resources are a concern.
Kaleidoscope Authors: John Klock, Ana Lu Fonseca, Denise Elston, Sarah Sheldrick, and Brock Tabor

San Diego Science Festival

submitted by: sdscienccefestival
The Inaugural San Diego Science Festival will unite our community to showcase the Science & Innovation that makes San Diego unique! Join us for the first full-scale celebration of Science the West Coast has ever seen! The month-long event celebrates the Science and Innovation all around us with events, lectures, and activites countywide to engage all audiences from students, to teachers, to parents, to science professionals, or anyone that is just curious. For more information see:...

Green Bullet

Scientists take aim with tiny algae and their giant promise as the biofuel solution of the future

Part I - Definition of CSR

submitted by: asantos
1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background Most design activities are an attempt to improve the world that we live and sustainability has expanded the alternatives for design contribution for a better world by challenging the very nature of design activity. From being part of the problem design now has been asked to be part of the solution. In this sense the present report explores how design can contribute to the social dimension of sustainability within a corporate setting. It also shows that social...
Authors: Aguinaldo dos Santos, Carlo Vezzoli, Sara Cortesi

Technical Issues Associated with Future Large-Scale Cellulosic Biofuels Production: Part 1: The Argument for Biofuels (33:32)

submitted by: video_collector
The first segment of this presentation describes the rationale for using plant biomass as a source of fuels and presents information about how much energy could be obtained in this way. Examples of the kinds of plants that are likely to be used are presented along with comments on some of the issues, such as losses to disease and effects of various cropping systems on soil quality, that need additional research. For further information see:...

BILD1: a message to the president- the bonkuisha hour

submitted by: derrickshen

BILD1 Fall 2008, Derrick Shen, Arian Saki, Linus Liu, Kristen Lednovich, Akshay Chaudhari, Dulce Santacruz-rivera, Friday 12pm-12:50pm, TA: Maria Sisneroz.