Inaugural Dow Sustainability Fellow Cassie Brown helps city establish revolving loan fund for A2 energy efficiency upgrades

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Inaugural Dow Sustainability Fellow Cassie Brown helps city establish revolving loan fund for A2 energy efficiency upgrades

New video features inaugural Dow Sustainability Fellows' collaboration with the City of Ann Arbor to create financial incentives and a revolving loan fund for landlords and renters making energy efficiency upgrades. [More]

CLOSUP illuminates local leaders' perceptions of tax-exempt properties

CLOSUP illuminates local leaders' perceptions of tax-exempt properties

Cynthia Canty of "Stateside," the Michigan Radio program, highlights recent CLOSUP survey exploring local leaders' perceptions of tax-exempt properties. "Local leaders are more likely to see them as assets than as liabilities," says Tom Ivacko. [More]

Khmer Rouge Trials: Serving to End or Compound Cambodia's Culture of Impunity?

Khmer Rouge Trials: Serving to End or Compound Cambodia's Culture of Impunity?

In a conversation moderated by Susan Waltz, Margo Picken and John Ciorciari will discuss the positive and negative effects of the UN-backed Khmer Rouge trials that began several years ago in "extraordinary chambers" of the courts of Cambodia. [More]

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Susan Waltz argues in "How Human Rights Went Global," an openSecurity article, that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was not just a western idea: it includes substantial and vital concepts contributed by non-Western, developing world states. 4/10/2014. [More]

The Ford School mourns the loss of Margaret Ann (Ranny) Riecker, who died on April 7. Ranny was a longtime member of the Ford School Committee, chair of the school's last fundraising campaign, and an actively engaged volunteer and benefactor. 4/9/2014. [More]

CLOSUP's March report of results from the National Surveys on Energy and the Environment reveals declining public support for state fossil fuel taxes, but significant, ongoing support for renewable electricity. 4/8/2014. [More]

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