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Robert Redford Conservancy Symposium Examines Climate Change and Rallies Climate Action

Redford Conservancy logoClaremont, Calif. (January 26, 2018)—Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability is hosting “Climate Change, Climate Justice: Organizing in the Face of a Changing Planet,” a public symposium that will draw together experts, activists and concerned citizens to explore the greatest environmental challenge facing the world today. In the wake of the third-hottest [Read More...]
January 26, 2018
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Pitzer’s Redford Conservancy Receives Rockefeller Brothers Fund Grant for Climate Education and Action

Redford Conservancy logoClaremont, Calif. (December 18, 2017)—The Rockefeller Brothers Fund has awarded Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability a $50,000, two-year grant to increase public understanding of climate justice and find creative, effective ways to address climate change’s global repercussions. The grant supports two public symposia at Pitzer that will engage communities both on [Read More...]
December 18, 2017

Which Way Forward? Air Quality Summit Searches for Solutions

Kevin de Leon '03At a time when schisms dominate political headlines, the president of the California State Senate joined environmental experts at Pitzer College’s Air Quality in Southern California Summit on October 6 to speak about a common cause in the Golden State: the air we breathe. “Together we will clean up our air,” said Pitzer alumnus and [Read More...]
October 20, 2016
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State Senate President Kevin de León to Keynote Air Quality Summit at Pitzer College

California State Senator Kevin de LeonClaremont, Calif. (October 3, 2016)—The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College is hosting “Air Quality in Southern California: Which Way Forward?”, a summit on regional air quality, environmental justice and climate action. California Senate President pro Tempore and Pitzer alumnus Kevin de León ’03 will present the keynote address. The summit [Read More...]
October 3, 2016

Pitzer College Alum Char Miller ’75 Convenes Symposium on Oil and Gas Consumption in So Cal

Claremont, Calif. (October 6, 2014)—This weekend, the symposium PetroLA: Energy and the Development of Southern California will probe the profound impact of the production, refining, and consumption of oil and gas in Southern California. Pitzer alumnus and W. M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis at Pomona College Char Miller ’75 helped organize the conference and [Read More...]
October 6, 2014
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Pitzer College Named Greenest Campus in US

Solar panels on West HallClaremont, Calif. (March 26, 2014) — Pitzer College has been named the greenest campus in the US by Niche. Pitzer was number one out of 1,366 schools on Niche’s March 23 list. Rounding out the top five colleges were University of California, Santa Cruz; American University; University of Colorado, Boulder; and Florida Gulf Coast University. [Read More...]
March 26, 2014
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Conference Tackles Water Scarcity and Searches for Solutions

Claremont, Calif. (February 26, 2014)—The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College is co-sponsoring Water Scarcity and Solutions: Global and Local, a day-long conference featuring water professionals and environmental experts, including Pitzer professors Brinda Sarathy and Branwen Williams, and alumnus Char Miller ’75. The conference, organized by Claremont-based think-tank The American Institute [Read More...]
February 26, 2014