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Alliance for Climate Education Organizes Contest for Energy Reduction in Schools

April 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Alliance for Climate Education Organizes Contest for Energy Reduction in Schools

The Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) is sponsoring its annual “Biggest Loser” contest for schools to reduce the amount of energy they use. This year’s line up includes over two hundred participating groups from schools from all around the United States. There is a national prize of a $1,000 grant to the Action Team that […]

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Reducing School Energy Use, Part 2: Getting to work on our goals

April 12, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Reducing School Energy Use, Part 2: Getting to work on our goals

  My energy club has decided to take action to reduce the amount of energy used at our school. I am journaling our steps and progress here at the IEA website to possibly serve as a template that can be used by others who would like to do something similar at their schools. If you are […]

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2012 Sustainability Forum at Soka University in Aliso Viejo

April 8, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
2012 Sustainability Forum at Soka University in Aliso Viejo

It is very exciting that for the third consecutive year, Eco-Stride is presenting a Sustainability Forum, this year at the beautiful Soka University Campus in Aliso Viejo, California on April 12th, 2012 from 8:30AM to Noon. “We are proud to present a program of speakers who will discuss sustainability, and how to bring this important […]

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CityPerk: Small Business Makes Big Movement Towards Sustainability

March 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
CityPerk: Small Business Makes Big Movement Towards Sustainability

CityPerk has been extremely active in passionately doing what they can for a better environment, and is the first entry into our small business spotlight. Not only do the owners of CityPerk run a successful corner coffee shop and bakery, but they have carefully scrutinized every aspect of their operations to ensure that they use as little energy as possible. For these owners though, the search for better ways to use less energy or to use renewable energy is never ending. They also actively participate in Aliso Viejo “Green City” planning meetings, eager to help wherever they can.

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Reducing School Energy Use, Part 1: Goal Setting

March 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Reducing School Energy Use, Part 1: Goal Setting

  My energy club has decided to take action to reduce the amount of energy used at our school. I am journaling our steps and progress here at the IEA website to possibly serve as a template that can be used by others who would like to do something similar at their schools. If you are […]

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Aliso Viejo approves grant pursuit for Green Initiative

March 1, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Aliso Viejo approves grant pursuit for Green Initiative

Great news for the city of Aliso Viejo! The Aliso Viejo city council voted to allow its urban planning staff to pursue grant funding that would help pay for implementation of various Green Initiative measures. The grant proposal is to be written by the urban planning staff and should be about ready to submit at […]

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Attend Aliso Viejo Green Initiative Public Workshop

November 17, 2011 | By | Reply More
Attend Aliso Viejo Green Initiative Public Workshop

ANNOUNCING THE NEXT ALISO VIEJO GREEN CITY INITIATIVE WORKSHOP Thursday, December 1, 2011 At the direction of the Aliso Viejo City Council, the City’s Department of Planning Services is leading the Green City Initiative (GCI) process and will be producing the resultant Green City Plan expected to be completed in early 2012.  The GCI is […]

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Reaching Out to Schools

October 21, 2011 | By | Reply More
Reaching Out to Schools

I have been tasked by the city of Aliso Viejo to reach out to the community and try to get students involved in the Green Initiative and all of its energy saving concepts. I’ve been in touch with all eight schools in Aliso Viejo -they have all been extremely interested since this initiative is going […]

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ANHS Energy Club promotes Green Initiative at Aliso Viejo Founder’s Day Event

October 15, 2011 | By | Reply More
ANHS Energy Club promotes Green Initiative at Aliso Viejo Founder’s Day Event

The Aliso Niguel High School energy club and IEA helped out today at the Aliso Viejo City Founder’s Day event. This event is a celebration of the tenth anniversary of the city of Aliso Viejo, and the Aliso Viejo city planning group was at this festive event to promote its Green Initiative. The city’s Green […]

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Next Aliso Viejo Green Initiative Meeting

September 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
Next Aliso Viejo Green Initiative Meeting

The city of Aliso Viejo is planning some very exciting and energy smart changes. Believe it or not, you can have input into this process. In fact, they welcome it. The next meeting is on Sept 29, 2011, 7:00pm. Please see attached flier for specifics: Green City Workshop Flyer 092911 The idea behind this Green Initiative is […]

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So What is the Aliso Viejo Green Initiative

August 24, 2011 | By | 5 Replies More

This overview has been provide courtesy of Bruce Cook . It’s a great overview of the process such an initiative may need to go through in your city. Chances are that your city has some sort of environmental plan in plan. This plan makes so much sense, if your city doesn’t have such a plan […]

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Aliso Viejo Green Initiative Workshop Coming Up

August 23, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More

The city of Aliso Viejo is having their 1st workshop for the fall series of implementation strategies of the Green Initiative. “Energy & Water Conservation.” Thursday, September 1, 2011, 7:00pm, Aliso Viejo Conference Center, 31 Santa Barbara Drive, Aliso Viejo. Refreshments will be served. Questions? 949.425.2591 Fellow students, this is a great way to start […]

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Aliso Viejo Green Initiative Opportunity

August 23, 2011 | By | Reply More

In my meeting today with Albert Armijo and Bruce Cook, director of planning services for Aliso Viejo, and Green Initiative Program Manager, respectively, we discussed the future of the Green Initiative, and how the International Energy Alliance could work collaboratively with the city on this project. What’s really great about this opportunity is that they […]

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Aliso Viejo Votes Green Initiative

July 31, 2011 | By | Reply More
Aliso Viejo Votes Green Initiative

The city planners for the city of Aliso Viejo, California, have been working for months on their Green Initiative. This idea behind this initiative is to change the develop the city with a much stronger emphasis on the environment and energy. I’ve attended some of the planning meetings and have learned much. What is great is that they really have reached out to the community, including my high school, for its input and support. They have also brought in several consulting experts. My conclusion is that they are extremely committed to the effort. What you don’t see behind me is the many IEA members, ANHS energy club members, and our teacher advisor who all to this meeting to show their support for this initiative. The

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