February 1
The long-term effect of the Napa Fires on Bay Area Air Quality

The long-term effect of the Napa Fires on Bay Area Air Quality

The aftermath of October’s Napa wildfires was as tragic as it was dramatic. The impact included loss of homes and property, and most importantly the loss of life. Obviously, the residents of Napa will be most… Read More >>

November 17
Considering greening your business, of course, it about the bottom line

Considering greening your business, of course, it about the bottom line

The green economy is new and evolving rapidly. “Green business,” like many terms can take on different meanings based on context. Though each business may have only a few employees, small businesses provide more than 70%… Read More >>

October 10
Ways Being Green can help your Personal Finances

Ways Being Green can help your Personal Finances

The recent trend towards purchasing more “green” products and services is undeniable. A recent Nielsen global online study from 2015 found Millennials continue to be most willing to pay extra for sustainable offerings—almost three-out-of-four respondents in the latest… Read More >>

June 19
“What does the passing of Rule 12-16 mean to you as Bay Area Resident?  Stop…..and take a deep breath

“What does the passing of Rule 12-16 mean to you as Bay Area Resident? Stop…..and take a deep breath

The Bay Area prides itself of being one of the most environmentally conscious places on Earth. Yet in some locations it's pollution levels make its air hazardous to breathe for its inhabitants. Remarkably, there has been… Read More >>

May 2
You have Now Completed your Chemical Engineering Degree: Now What

You have Now Completed your Chemical Engineering Degree: Now What

The years of hard work you have invested in completing your chemical engineering degree are about to come to fruition. In the past many chemical engineers were employed in fields such as oil/gas or biotech. Others… Read More >>

March 13
Idle Threat: A look at one man’s struggle improve public health

Idle Threat: A look at one man’s struggle improve public health

Idling engines consume more than 6 billion gallons of gasoline annually in the U.S., a significant but little-known contributor to local air pollution, respiratory disease and global climate change. Idle Threat is a lively look at one… Read More >>

March 12
Ways Being Green can help your Personal Finances

Ways Being Green can help your Personal Finances

The recent trend towards purchasing more “green” products and services is undeniable. A recent Nielsen global online study from 2015 found Millennials continue to be most willing to pay extra for sustainable offerings—almost three-out-of-four respondents in the latest… Read More >>

February 12
Advanced Materials: Components of our  sustainable future

Advanced Materials: Components of our sustainable future

Throughout history humans have used materials found in nature to build the items required for an advanced civilization including their clothes, their tools as well as their housing. The innovative solutions to tomorrow’ problems with require… Read More >>

January 13
Green Festival – What might be in your water may surprise you

Green Festival – What might be in your water may surprise you

The poisoning of the drinking water in Flint, Michigan has created headlines nationally. Lead has been known to cause bodily damage when ingested, especially in children. But what is not known are other possible contaminants in… Read More >>

January 13
The three unseen threats in the air we breathe – Youth for Environment and Sustainability

The three unseen threats in the air we breathe – Youth for Environment and Sustainability

The effects of climate change which include global warming and ocean acidification do not need any introduction. However, the relationship between climate change and air quality occasionally gets overlooked. An indirect effect of the changes to… Read More >>

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