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These podcasts reflect the thoughts and actions of people who are working to achieve a balance between the consumption of natural resources and the price to be paid for using them.

Sustainability University of South Florida

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These podcasts reflect the thoughts and actions of people who are working to achieve a balance between the consumption of natural resources and the price to be paid for using them.

    USF Patel School of Global Sustainability podcast with Dr. Richard Fenner

    USF Patel School of Global Sustainability podcast with Dr. Richard Fenner

    Dr. Richard Fenner is a Senior Lecturer in Cambridge University's Engineering Department and is Course Director for the taught MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer with a background in water engineering and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management. His research has been divided between urban drainage and water and wastewater treatment. This has included work on the asset maintenance of sewerage infrastructure, scale laws for hydrodynamic separation, sensor arrays for monitoring sewage odour, and UV disinfection of greywater and recycling
    for single home use. Recently he has been involved with a consortium of Universities on delivering sustainable wa- ter systems by optimising existing buried infrastructure and has been involved in developing a simplified climate impact assessment tool (SCIAT) with particular application in evaluating the impact of climate change on water treatment plant operation. Currently he is co-investigator on an industry funded project examining the inter- relationships between water, land and energy issues, with a particular focus on California. He is also working on developing sustainability assessments for nuclear energy. He is the recipient of several awards from the Institution of Civil Engineers including the George Stephenson Gold Medal, the R.A.Carr Prize and the James Watt Medal. He is a Fellow of Wolfson College.

    • 10 min
    CACCE Phase 1 project

    CACCE Phase 1 project

    • 1h 1m
    Measuring Sustainability and Resilience of Urban Infrastructure - audio only version

    Measuring Sustainability and Resilience of Urban Infrastructure - audio only version

    Sustainable infrastructure development has thus far been focused on conformance to a set of rules or guidelines such as LEED and BREEAM have been for green building certification. Dr. Adrienne T. Cooper discusses EMERGY methodology as another index of the sustainability and resilience of infrastructure systems.

    • 43 min
    • video
    Measuring Sustainability and Resilience of Urban Infrastructure

    Measuring Sustainability and Resilience of Urban Infrastructure

    Sustainable infrastructure development has thus far been focused on conformance to a set of rules or guidelines such as LEED and BREEAM have for green building certification. Dr. Adrienne T. Cooper discusses EMERGY methodology as another index of the sustainability and resilience of infrastructure systems.

    • 43 min
    • video
    Tampa Bay Estuary Program - Water Choices IV

    Tampa Bay Estuary Program - Water Choices IV

    The evolution of Tampa Bay from a heavily polluted body of water to its current state as a water recreation destination is related by Holly Green, Executive Director of the Tampa Bay Estuary Program.

    • 12 min
    Ben Fawcett Lecture - The Last Taboo: Opening the Door on the Global Sanitation Crisis

    Ben Fawcett Lecture - The Last Taboo: Opening the Door on the Global Sanitation Crisis

    Ben Fawcett is an environmental health engineer, researcher and author who advocates for sanitation reform, especially in the developing world.

    • 46 min

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