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Archive for September, 2013


September 23rd, 2013 by Andrea Galindo

We will cancel the EREAD session of Sept. 25 but will do the same reading for

October 2, 2013

The Brief Tragic Reign of Consumerism and the Birth of a Happy Alternative

From: Resilience

By: Richard Heinberg

EREAD 9/18/13

September 10th, 2013 by Andrea Galindo

September 18, 2013

Rob Hopkins: Transition to a world without oil

From: TED talks

By: Rob Hopkins

Rob Hopkins, Oct 8, 2013

September 6th, 2013 by Andrea Galindo

Rob Hopkins 

Tuesday October 8, 11:30 am, Grand Hall

Founder of Transition Network. Come join us for lunch and conversation! THIS EVENT IS RESERVED FOR ALL STUDENTS

Also, Jason Roberts from “Better Block” will bring a more local perspective with his Dallas experience.

RSVP required HERE


The Sustainable Development of Houston Districts: 

The Health of the City

October 8-9, 2013


This event brings together a large coalition of neighborhood leaders committed to a more sustainable Houston.  Participation by community leaders, sustainability experts, private sector partners, and interested citizens is encouraged. The objective of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for discussion and debate. It is also an opportunity to ensure that all neighborhoods in the city share their specific needs and visions. At the heart of the meeting is the vision to develop Houston into a more livable, resilient, efficient, equitable and prosperous city.   

Sponsored by the Shell Center for Sustainability, the Center for the Study of Environment and Society (CSES), Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences (CENHS), Sociology Department, Rice University Environmental Club, Transition US, Post Carbon Institute, America’s Wetland Foundation, Transition Houston, and BetterHouston.

For a full detailed agenda click HERE

To RSVP for this event, click HERE


September 6th, 2013 by Andrea Galindo

our reading for September 11, 2013 has been CANCELED

the next session will be September 18, 2013

EREAD 09/04/13

September 3rd, 2013 by Andrea Galindo

September 4, 2013

Can we save Mojave desert tortoises by moving them out of harm’s way

From: High Country News

By: Emily Green