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Daily Pilot: Backers of a new Sustainability Decathlon see O.C. fairgrounds as an epicenter for innovation

June 24, 2022
A recent effort to brand Orange County as a kind of Green Silicon Valley — where students, businesses and innovators collaborate on sustainability projects…

Spectrum News 1: New event seeks to turn OC into sustainability capital of the world

September 29, 2022
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. — Before Fred Smoller was a Chapman University professor of political science or an adviser for the solar decathlon, he was…

Orange County Sustainability Decathlon Announces STEAM Student Showcase

December 19, 2022
ORANGE COUNTY SUSTAINABILITY DECATHLON ANNOUNCES STEAM STUDENT SHOWCASE  Local High School and College Students Have the Opportunity to Exhibit Their Passion for Sustainability at…

OC Register: Here’s your 2023 timeline for California environmental issues

December 27, 2022
From escalating drought to a flood of funding; from epic wildlife encounters to unprecedented energy battles — 2022 was a momentous year for environmental issues…

OCSD Cofounders Smoller and Moodian Make Most Influential List For Second Consecutive Year

December 27, 2022
The Orange County Register has recognized Fred Smoller and Mike Moodian, cofounders of the Orange County Sustainability Decathlon (OCSD), as two of the “Top…

PBS Program “OC World” Shines Spotlight on Orange County Sustainability Decathlon

January 24, 2023
“OC World,” the public affairs program on L.A. PBS affiliate KLCS, recently devoted an entire episode to the Orange County Sustainability Decathlon. The episode…