Last night, Dec 1, 2023, we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of ECOS Environmentalist Awards. Thanks to all who helped to make it a great event. See the video ECOS PAST & PRESENT — KEY EVENTS IN SUSTAINABILITY.
On November 28, 2023, ECOS submitted a letter of support for the City of Sacramento’s proposal for the missing middle housing ordinance as part of the General Plan Update.
Subbasin Groundwater Monitoring, Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems, and the 3rd year GSP Annual Report
On November 16, 2023, the Environmental Council of Sacramento submitted our comments on the Subbasin Groundwater Monitoring, Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems, and the 3rd year GSP Annual Report.
Joel Swift, Chris Chatto, and Ida Clair, three architectural experts, provided background on embodied carbon in construction, inspiring case studies to show the state of the practice, and information on the State of California’s carbon reduction regulations; also how local jurisdictions can reduce carbon in construction projects. View the slides here.
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