Published: April 18, 2001

William Toor, mayor of Boulder and director of the CU Environmental Center, will present the next seminar in the university's Earth Systems Engineering Initiative on Wednesday, April 25.

"Sustainability and Cities" will be presented from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Coors Events/Conference Center, room 4. The seminar, which is free and open to the public, will address the steps that cities can take to reduce emission of greenhouse gases and to create more sustainable buildings. The seminar will focus on the experience in Boulder and on current policy debates.

The Earth Systems Engineering Initiative, which focuses on issues of sustainable development, is sponsored by the department of civil, environmental and architectural engineering in the CU-Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science.

For more information, visit, or contact Professor Bernard Amadei at (303) 492-7734, or Carol Rowe, director of engineering communications at (303) 492-7426.