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From Factoid Friday to breaking news on quality of life and sustainability issues in the region, our blog shines a spotlight on critical issues in the San Diego region and simple ways you can help to solve them.
We've made significant progress as a region toward municipal action on climate change, but some cities stand out. We presented the 2013 Dashboard findings before the Chula Vista City Council this week and learned more about their sustainability efforts and green business program. Read More »
Texas Transportation Institute's "Urban Mobility Report" was issue today, and again, the report finds San Diegans are driving more than in previous years. Read More »
A rainy day in San Diego almost always results in beach closures or advisories. Our 2013 Dashboard revealed that water quality worsened last year. Why is it important? Read More »
In the 2013 Dashboard, we've given renewable energy a "thumbs up" because moving in the right direction improves air quality, reduces public health costs and increases our region's energy security. Michael Chen @10NewsChen on Channel 10 will cover our findings on January 22, 2013 at 5pm. Read More »
Center kicked off the New Year yesterday with the release of our annual San
Diego Regional Quality of Life Dashboard.
We thought the news was exciting, and so did the local media. Check out
the coverage of the Dashboard captured this week… Read More »
Tonight on News 10 reporter Michael Chen @10NewsChen will cover our region’s
use of water. Hear how increased water consumption puts our region at risk. Read More »
10 News reporter Michael Chen @10NewsChen caught up with us today about our transportation findings. Among them, San Diegans drive more than residents of LA. Catch the 2013 Dashboard sneak peak tonight on News 10. Read More »
The winter storm this week reminds us that our region is still threatened by poor water quality, especially on wet days. 10 News reporter Michael Chen @10NewsChen covered the story with a sneak peak of Equinox Center’s 2013 Dashboard. Read More »
It’s going to be a good year
for job growth in science and tech. San Diego has landed on a list of the top
cities for STEM careers. These are jobs in Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics and many believe job development in
these sectors is the key to economic growth in our region.
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Go ahead, take a deep breath. San Diego County no longer exceeds federal ozone pollution standards. Our region is in compliance with federal ozone standards for the first time since they were implemented in 1997. But, the work isn’t done yet…
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