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Voice of OC: Orange County, The World’s Sustainability Capital

In this recent Voice of OC op-ed, OCSD cofounders Fred Smoller and Mike Moodian make a compelling case for Orange County to be recognized as the world’s sustainability capital. What comes to mind when you think of Silicon Valley? Personal computers, right? And Nashville? Country music. Similarly, we think Orange County should be known as a hub for Sustainability. Here are 10 reasons […]

Voice of OC: How Should We Power California?

OCSD President Fred Smoller recently wrote this Voice of OC op-ed discussing how to balance California’s climate goals with the increasing need for electricity in Orange County. Orange County is headed for lots of power outages unless we figure out how to square the state’s ambitious climate goals with the growing demand for electricity. Sacramento […]

Several Current and Former Elected Officials Support the Orange County Sustainability Decathlon

The Orange County Sustainability Decathlon is proud to share videos of current and former elected officials expressing their support for our mission. These prominent leaders—from State Sen. Dave Min to Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger—have all recognized the importance of sustainability and environmental responsibility in our community, and we are proud to have their backing. […]

Ed Begley Jr. Expresses Support For the Orange County Sustainability Decathlon

Ed Begley Jr. is a well-known environmental activist, actor, and author who has advocated for sustainability living for decades. His commitment to green living has earned him a reputation as a leading voice in the green movement, and numerous organizations have recognized him for his work. Begley recently sat down with PBS Producer Scott Hays and […]

Voice of OC: Local Government and Climate Change

OCSD President Fred Smoller recently wrote an op-ed for Voice of OC on the crucial role that local governments must play in combating climate change. Read the full piece below and learn more about what we can do to make a difference. What level of government should be ultimately responsible for the response to climate […]

Orange County Supervisor Katrina Foley Secures $100K in Funding For OCSD

The Orange County Sustainability Decathlon (OCSD) is excited to announce that Orange County Fifth District Supervisor Katrina Foley has championed a grant from the County of Orange that provides the Decathlon with $100,000 in funding. As a leader and advocate for sustainability, Supervisor Foley recognizes the importance of investing in innovative solutions for a more […]