Environmental Summit http://tspr.org en Striving for the Next Best Practices in Sustainability http://tspr.org/post/striving-next-best-practices-sustainability <p>The idea of sustainability is often preached by environmentalists, though it can be difficult to pinpoint the meaning of the concept. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:27:58 +0000 Rich Egger 51907 at http://tspr.org Striving for the Next Best Practices in Sustainability Working to Provide Food Security http://tspr.org/post/working-provide-food-security <p>Rich Egger’s guests on Emphasis are Jean Harman, Food Security Team Leader for the Peace Corps, and Timothy Collins, Assistant Director, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University.</p><p>Harman will be the keynote speaker for the<a href="http://www.wiu.edu/vpas/sustainability/summit.php" target="_blank"> 10<sup>th</sup> Annual Environmental Summit at WIU</a>, which will take place Wednesday, April 3 on the Macomb campus.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 23:42:15 +0000 Rich Egger 31192 at http://tspr.org Working to Provide Food Security Emphasis - March 30 http://tspr.org/post/emphasis-march-30 <p>Rich Egger&#39;s guests are Mandi Green and Timothy Collins of Western Illinois University. They talk about WIU&#39;s 9th Annual Environmental Summit.</p><p>Collins, who is Assistant Director of the <a href="http://www.iira.org/" target="_blank">Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs</a>, said there are numerous hot button issues among those who study sustainability, but two in particular stand out.</p><p>&quot;Obviously energy is the one people feel the most because gasoline prices are around $4 per gallon,&quot; Collins said.</p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 18:29:50 +0000 Rich Egger 12762 at http://tspr.org Emphasis - March 30