The Collaborative Institute

Building Connections

August 2, 2011
by The Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate and Security (CIOCS)

National Ocean Policy

National Ocean Policy

Vision Statement

“An America whose stewardship ensures that the ocean, our coasts, and the Great Lakes are healthy and resilient, safe and productive, and understood and treasured so as to promote the well being, prosperity, and security of present and future generations.”

Nine National Priority Objectives

1. Ecosystem-Based Management

2. Coastal and marine Spatial Planning

3. Inform Decisions and Improve Understanding

4. Coordinate and Support

5. Resiliency and Adaptation to Climate Change and Ocean Acidification

6. Regional Ecosystem Protection and Restoration

7. Water Quality and Sustainable Practices on Land

8. Changing Conditions in the Arctic

9. Ocean, Coastal, and Great Lakes Observations, Mapping, and Infrastructure

December 1, 2010
by The Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate and Security (CIOCS)
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UMass Boston Center Hosts Talk with Google’s Climate Change and Energy Initiatives Director

From UMass Boston Office of Communications

Event Launches Clean Energy Business and Professional Education Program

Dan Reicher, director of climate change and energy initiatives for Google and former Assistant Secretary of Energy for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy, will present "Building a Competitive Clean Economy: The Role of Technology, Policy, and Finance" on Wednesday, December 1. This presentation is brought to UMass Boston by the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness (SERC), in cooperation with the New England Clean Energy Council. The talk is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a panel discussion and audience Q & A session. Sponsored by NSTAR, Conservation Services Group, and Biogen Idec. The presentation launches SERC’s Clean Energy Business and Professional Education Program, which was developed with support from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. The SERC is part of the College of Management at UMass Boston.

Be a part of the conversation on Wednesday, December 1, from 6:00-7:30 pm in the Campus Center Ballroom, 100 Morrissey Boulevard.    
For more information, click here or contact David Levy, director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness, at or 617-287-7860.


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