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April 17, 2013 / or4green

Recent Activity in Green O.R. & Related…

Some recent and current activity in green O.R. and related areas:

  • There is great initiative on “Math and Sustainability” over at the “Mathematics and Planet Earth 2013” website.  The site is filled with information, lesson plans, reference material and more.  Check it out!
  • Sustainable Production and Service Supply Chains” is the theme of the 2013 International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS) held at the Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, Pennsylvania, USA, 9-12 September 2013.
  • The Production and Operations Management Society now sponsors the Paul Kleindorfer Award in Sustainability.  Paul Kleindorfer passed away in 2012.  See this site to learn more about this impressive man.
  • ACEEE has put out an energy efficiency calculator “that lets users get an idea of the costs and air quality benefits of some basic energy efficiency policies and allows them to compare those options with more piecemeal approaches to reducing air pollution”.   More here.
  • An energy efficiency bill passed in U.S.   Story here.
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