Campus Energy and Sustainability Podcast
By Dave Karlsgodt
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In each episode, we will talk with leading campus professionals, thought leaders, engineers and innovators addressing the unique challenges and opportunities facing higher ed. and corporate campuses. Our discussions will range from energy conservation and efficiency to planning and finance, from building science to social science from energy systems to food systems. We hope you are ready to learn, share and ultimately accelerate your institution towards solutions.
||CleanEpisode 16: Reducing Waste and Increasing Reuse in Labs at Northwestern University||An interview with Julie Cahillane and Garry Cooper discussing manage laboratory surplus supplies and waste reduction.||2/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Landfill-gas flaring project at Central College of Pella, Iowa||An interview with Brian Campbell discussing Central College's Climate Action Plan and Landfill Gas project.||11/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Solar carport and Energy Transition at Michigan State University||An interview with Wolfgang Bauer and Gary Farha.||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: The Challenges and Opportunities of Aggressive Climate Action||Live Recording from the 2018 California Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHESC)||7/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Find Your Sustain Ability - Dr. Lee Ball, Appalachian State University||An interview with Dr. Lee Ball, Appalachian State University||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Putting a Price on Carbon - Nathan Graf, Swarthmore College||Interview with Nathan Graf, Climate Action Senior Fellow, Swarthmore College||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Repairing our Relationship to Stuff - Sandra Goldmark, Barnard College and Fixup||Sandra Goldmark, Barnard College and FixUp Repair.||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9: The New Grand Strategy||Restoring America's Prosperity, Security and Sustainability in the 21st Century||1/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Campus as a Living Laboratory||How applied learning is transforming our education systems||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Fuel Switching and Sustainability at Iowa State University||In this interview, we get an inside look inside look at the decision-making process for an on-site power plant and how a land grant institution pursues sustainable energy while balancing institutional energy demands and fiscal responsibility. Merry and Jeff describe the roles on campus and how they work together to advance the three facets of sustainability (environmental, economic, and social) on their campus.||11/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Bronte Payne, Environment America - 100% renewable energy commitment||Episode 6: Bronte Payne, Environment America - 100% renewable energy commitment||9/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Exploring the nexus of sustainability and research with My Green Lab||Exploring the nexus of sustainability and research.||8/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: What can Flint, MI teach us about Sustainable Water Systems?||Melinda Friedman, PE - Confluence Engineering Group, LLC||5/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3, Part 2: Krista Hiser, University of Hawaii - Teaching Sustainability Concepts||Teaching Sustainability||3/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3, Part 1: Krista Hiser, University of Hawaii System - Sustainability Designation for College Courses||Teaching Sustainability||3/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Peter Kelly Detwiler - Exploring the relationship between campus energy systems and the local utility provider||Interview with Peter Kelly Detwiler||2/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Rachel Chadderdon Bair - at the intersection of food, healthcare, economy and environment||Rachel Chadderdon Bair, Bronson Healthy Living Campus, Kalamazoo Valley Community College||1/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Informative podcast with interesting and important interviews. Great for all students, faculty and staff concerned about sustainability on any campus.
Great content and well-organized -- recommend as a resource covering a great variety of campus sustainability topics!
Practical and at the right "depth"
Dave Karlsgodt does a great job finding those unique people who actually make sustainability happen on campuses. His guests blend ambition with achievement, and inspriation with practice.