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		Southern 		Sustainable 		Resources<br />Earth Day Presentation<br />Wednesday, April 22, 2009<br />
	ABOUT US<br /><ul><li>An environmental nonprofit organization
Working to preserve natural resources
Southeast region
“Adopt Today & Sustain Tomorrow”</li></ul>EIN: 26-2583956<br />3<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
SOUTHEAST<br />working in the <br />EIN: 26-2583956<br />4<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
PROGRAM SERVICES <br /><ul><li>Performance programs and services
Training seminars and workshops
Peer networking
Education, outreach, and publicity</li></ul>EIN: 26-2583956<br />5<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
Our Program and Service Activity Areas<br />EIN: 26-2583956<br />6<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
COMMITMENTS<br /><ul><li>Reduce waste
Reduce emissions of GHGs
Renewable energy opportunities
Monitor, verify, and report results</li></ul>How does    SSR service our forward-thinking partners? <br />Energy <br />GHG...
MISSION: <br />Lessen our impacts on the climate<br />EIN: 26-2583956<br />8<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
CLIMATE CHANGE<br />the science<br />How does    SSR service our forward-thinking partners? <br />Energy <br />GHG Managem...
CLIMATE CHANGE<br />IN CHARLESTON<br /><ul><li>Damage to tourist infrastructure
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  1. 1. Southern Sustainable Resources<br />Earth Day Presentation<br />Wednesday, April 22, 2009<br />
  2. 2.
  3. 3. ABOUT US<br /><ul><li>An environmental nonprofit organization
  4. 4. Working to preserve natural resources
  5. 5. Southeast region
  6. 6. “Adopt Today & Sustain Tomorrow”</li></ul>EIN: 26-2583956<br />3<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
  7. 7. SOUTHEAST<br />working in the <br />EIN: 26-2583956<br />4<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
  8. 8. PROGRAM SERVICES <br /><ul><li>Performance programs and services
  9. 9. Training seminars and workshops
  10. 10. Peer networking
  11. 11. Education, outreach, and publicity</li></ul>EIN: 26-2583956<br />5<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
  12. 12. Our Program and Service Activity Areas<br />EIN: 26-2583956<br />6<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
  13. 13. COMMITMENTS<br /><ul><li>Reduce waste
  14. 14. Reduce emissions of GHGs
  15. 15. Renewable energy opportunities
  16. 16. Monitor, verify, and report results</li></ul>How does SSR service our forward-thinking partners? <br />Energy <br />GHG Management<br />EIN: 26-2583956<br />7<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
  17. 17. MISSION: <br />Lessen our impacts on the climate<br />EIN: 26-2583956<br />8<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
  18. 18. CLIMATE CHANGE<br />the science<br />How does SSR service our forward-thinking partners? <br />Energy <br />GHG Management<br />EIN: 26-2583956<br />9<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
  19. 19. CLIMATE CHANGE<br />IN CHARLESTON<br /><ul><li>Damage to tourist infrastructure
  20. 20. Reduced accessibility and scenic appeal
  21. 21. Damage to infrastructure & historical buildings
  22. 22. Changing markets for goods and services</li></ul>EIN: 26-2583956<br />10<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
  23. 23. An increase in the vulnerability of the ice sheets to warming, increases future sea level rise. Charleston, SC<br />Titus, J. G. and C. Richman, Climate Research.<br />
  24. 24. GOING GREEN IN CHARLESTON<br /> Charleston 2000 is adopted to plan for climate change<br /> Mayor Riley signed the US Mayors’ Climate Protection Agreement setting goals for Charleston to reduce CO2 emissions by 7% below 1990 levels by the year 2012<br /> Charleston Green Committee & Staff Green Team established; creation of local action plan<br />EIN: 26-2583956<br />12<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
  25. 25. TARGET SET<br />Charleston has committed a 7% reduction of CO2 emissions below 1990 levels by the year 2012 by committing to the US Mayors Climate Protection Agreement<br />EIN: 26-2583956<br />13<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
  26. 26. RENEWABLE ENERGY<br />55% off total installed solar or wind systems<br /><ul><li>Conserve natural resources
  27. 27. NO coal or oil
  28. 28. Reliable energy that lowers energy cost
  29. 29. Immune to utility price increase
  30. 30. Environmental stewardship
  31. 31. Sustainable accountability</li></ul>EIN: 26-2583956<br />14<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
  32. 32. SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SYSTEMS<br />EIN: 26-2583956<br />15<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
  33. 33. SMALL WIND TURBINE<br /><ul><li>Grid-connected
  34. 34. Affordable, clean & quiet
  35. 35. Offsets up to 3kw</li></li></ul><li>RECYCLING SERVICES<br />Aluminum<br />Steel<br />Plastics<br />Glass<br />Paper<br />Corrugated Boxes<br />EIN: 26-2583956<br />17<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
  36. 36. IN CONCLUSION<br />We’re working toward eco-friendly community practices to achieve significant reductions of emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs)<br />“Adopt Today & Sustain Tomorrow”<br />EIN: 26-2583956<br />18<br />Southern Sustainable Resources<br />
  37. 37. Thank you!<br />
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