Publications, Videos, Podcasts and Resources
Videos & Podcasts
Kevin Bell, “Plastics, Disposables and Sustainability in the Post-Recycling Era” webinar, June 19, 2020 & slide deck
Robert Stayton, “Share the Sun,” Video about EPICS
“Meet Epics and the Pippin Valley Solar Project.”
“Polyculture and Regenerative Agriculture at Whiskey Hill Farms”
“Climate Smart Agriculture at Whiskey Hill Farms”
Utopian Dreaming Conference at UCSC’s Rachel Carson College, 2015.
From Food Waste to Soil at Hard Core Compost
Are we Becoming “Plastic People of the Universe?”
Resources for Further Reading
Electricity in California
Education & Learning
“Accessory Dwelling Units in our Backyards: Building Affordable Housing in Santa Cruz,” ADUBs Project, Feb. 25, 2020.
Ronnie D. Lipschutz, “Guest Commentary: Community choice aggregators to lead microgrid revolution” (aka, “Chicxulub is coming and PG&E is the dinosaur”) Santa Cruz Sentinel, October 5, 2019. You can also find the commentary here.
Ronnie D. Lipschutz, “Guest Commentary: How to bring new housing to Santa Cruz?” Santa Cruz Sentinel, October 6, 2019. You can also find this commentary here.
Ronnie D. Lipschutz, “Eco-utopia or eco-catastrophe? Re-imagining California as an ecological utopia,” Elemental-Science of the Anthropocene 6 (2018): 65. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.320.
Ronnie D. Lipschutz, “Review Essay: Can Climate Change Us?” Development & Change 48, #3 (2017): 623-35.
Ronnie D. Lipschutz, “Getting out of the CAR: DeCARbonization, climate change and sustainable society,” International Journal of Sustainable Society 4, #4 (2012): 336-56.
Ronnie D. Lipschutz, Dominique De Wit and Martin Lehmann, Sustainable Cities, “Sustainable Universities: Re-Engineering the Campus of Today for the World of Tomorrow,” pp. 3-16, in: W. Leal Filho et al. (eds.), Handbook of Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development in Higher Education (Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2017).
Ronnie D. Lipschutz, “The Sustainability Debate: Déja Vu All Over Again?” pp. 480-91, in: Peter Dauvergne (ed.), Handbook of Global Environmental Politics (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2012; second ed.).
Ronnie D. Lipschutz, EPICS Press Release https://sustainablesystemsfoundation.org/epics-press-release/ (2020)
Ronnie D. Lipschutz & Alison Hahm, “EV.Trans@UCSC.EDU: A feasibility study for a sustainable 21st century UCSC transportation system,” Sustainable Systems Program, Rachel Carson College, July 7, 2015.
Ronnie D. Lipschutz, Dominique de Wit & Kevin Bell, “Practicing Energy, or Energy Consumption as Social Practice,” Paper presented to the 2017 Annual Conference on Behavior, Energy & Climate Change,” Sacramento, CA., Oct. 15-17, 2017.
Ronnie D. Lipschutz & Dustin Mulvaney, “The Road not Taken, Round II: Centralized vs. Distributed Energy Strategies and Human Security,” pp. 483-506, in: Hugh Dyer & Maria Julia Trombetta (eds.), International Handbook of Energy Security (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2013).