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Permaculture in an Urban Context

Join us for “Permaculture in an Urban Context” on Monday, May 1, at 7:00 pm! This event will take place at Pomona College in the Hahn Building, Room 101 (420 N. College Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711). What is Permaculture? Maybe you’ve heard the word, but were never quite sure what it meant or how it relates to

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Claremont Energy Vision: A Grassroots Movement for Energy Efficiency

In the face of overwhelming needs, understanding where to begin can be a challenge. The task of mitigating climate change presents itself in the same way. What are the best ways to reduce energy consumption and limit greenhouse gases? What projects are already underway to boost sustainability in local communities? To answer some of these questions

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Claremont Energy Vision – Program and Presenters

Claremont Energy Vision Thursday, April 13, 2017 7:00pm to 9:00pm Shanahan Center 301 Platt Blvd. Claremont, CA 91711 Click on the fullscreen button in the document box below for optimal viewing of the Claremont Energy Vision program. Learn from and dialogue with the following presenters:

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David Orr, Hope, and Ecological Civilization

Destiny is the sum total of the choices we make, and we have the power to make different choices and hence to create a destiny better than that in prospect. The challenge to those intending to lead is to help create a vision of a decent human future within the bounds of ecological possibility. We must

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Claremont Energy Vision

Claremont Energy Vision Thursday, April 13, 2017 7:00pm to 9:00pm Shanahan Center 301 Platt Blvd. Claremont, CA 91711 Description You are cordially invited to Claremont Energy Vision—a convening sponsored jointly by Toward Ecological Civilization (EcoCiv), Community Home Energy Retrofit Project (CHERP, Inc.), the Hixon Center at Harvey Mudd College, and the Environmental Analysis program at Pomona

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New Frontiers in Theology

The Center for Process Studies at Claremont School of Theology is hosting a conference. New Frontiers in Theology: The Most Important Schools and Innovations for the Future of Theology, February 16-18, 2017, Claremont, California Nearly 30 renowned speakers/keynotes will aim to identify the future(s) of theology, addressing through discussion questions such as: What will be the most important

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“Journey of the Universe: A Story for Our Times”

This is the first MOOC even on religion and ecology. It’s a major step forward for the ecological movement and its spiritual dimensions. The Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology is the world’s most significant center on this topic. And the cost is free! We strongly encourage all interested persons to participate.  — The EcoCiv Staff

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How Higher Education Imperils the Future

To read “How Higher Education Imperils the Future: An Urgent Call for Action” by Peter G. Brown and Jon D. Erickson, please click here (PDF). Jon Erickson is Professor in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and Fellow of the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont (USA). He has published widely on

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