Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability


  • February   

    CEJS Reading Group - Change by Degrees: Addressing the Climate Challenge

    Six weekly lunch-time discussions, Feb. 2 – March 15 (Multiple days from which to choose)
    On campus

    Tired of eating lunch alone at your computer? The Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability (CEJS) invites staff, faculty, students and alumni to a bring-your-lunch reading group to discuss Change by Degrees: Addressing the Climate Challenge. (View a sample of the course book.)

    Published by the well-respected Northwest Earth Institute, Change by Degrees brings together a great diversity of authors like Amory Lovins, Lester Brown, Michael Pollan and Thomas Friedman. Through the readings and group discussions, participants will:

    • Consider the cultural values and resulting actions that contribute to our current climate crisis
    • Deepen in understanding of the history and science of climate change
    • Identify individual and community level actions to curb climate change and create a sustainable energy future

    Participants will be organized into one of several groups based on their preferred days and time. Each person usually has to miss one discussion, which is fine. The six weekly discussions will take place Feb. 2 – March 15. The time commitment is about 45 minutes of reading and a one-hour discussion per week.

    To register, email Karen Price by Friday, January 16 with your preferred time, either 12:05-12:55 p.m. and/or 12:30-1:20 p.m., and which week days you can meet.


    CEJS Happy Hour

    Wednesday, February 11, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
    Student Center 160

    Join us for good food, drink (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), and conversation! SU faculty members Serena Cosgrove, Ben Curtis, and Patrick Murphy will present their CEJS-sponsored research: “Rad Research from Costa Rica to Seattle”. Student fellows’ research will be featured as well. Check out the flyer here.    

    LOCATION : The Student Center is off of East James Way (see "STCN" on map). Room 160 (LeRoux) is on the first floor.

    PARKING : We will provide parking in the Murphy Garage (see "P4" on map). Tell the parking booth attendant you are on campus for the "CEJS Gathering." Once parked, take the skyway across East James Way directly to the Student Center.