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StepGreen Site Closing

In 2007 an experiment called StepGreen was started to see if the web and social media could help people make more environmentally conscious decisions. Since then, over 1000 people across half a dozen organizations have used StepGreen to help them … Continue reading

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Greening ourselves

Green isn’t just a hot research topic in the school of computer science — it’s also something that many of us attempt to make part of our daily lives. SCS faculty, staff and students love their bikes (email us at … Continue reading

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Sustainability Panel, 3:00pm, October 2, GHC 6115

The Fall 2012 Sustainability and Computing seminar series will kick off October 2, 3:00-4:00pm (GHC 6115), with a panel discussion of four computer science faculty working on different facets of the sustainability problem: Jen Mankoff, Zico Kolter, Dave Andersen, and … Continue reading

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Energy Institute Launch, 4:30pm, 9/21, Rashid Auditorium (Gates)

CMU is launching a new Energy Institute, headed up by Granger Morgan. Come participate, listen to a symposium of top campus energy experts, and chat about the new institute at the upcoming launch.

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Zico Kolter 9/26/12, Noon, BH 129, Building an Informatics of Personal Energy Consumption

Zico Kolter, an incoming Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon and currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT, will be the CEIC’s featured speaker on Wednesday, September 26, … Continue reading

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CALS Green finishes up

Stepgreen’s biggest support effort to date has been the year long deployment run by Cornell University’s CALS Green effort. CALS Green “sponsored a year-long competition amongst six buildings. Within that year users committed to actions, saving over 2,000,000 lbs carbon … Continue reading