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"The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it."
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf

 
About Nettleton Strategies
 
"Resolving Complex Public Policy and Business Issues"


Carl Nettleton

What We Do
Nettleton Strategies' key strengths are:

  • Group facilitation
  • Collaborative strategy
  • Situational analysis
  • Communication strategy
  • Project management

    Combining these and other services with a broad base of content expertise allows the firm to move quickly into problem solving for clients.

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    Events
     
    June 10, 2010, 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. " Climate Change and Alternative Energy Under NEPA and its State Counterparts," a webinar, hosted by the Association of Climate Change Officers.


    June 12, 2010, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., " Our Wildlands Legacy," Sierra Club San Diego Annual Awards Gala, Kearny Mesa Ramada Conference Center, hosted by San Diego Sierra Club.


    June 16, 2010, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., " When Cooler Isn't Enough, Recapturing the Crowded Market," Cooler Email, Provide Commerce, 4830 Eastgate Mall, hosted by MIT Enterprise Forum.


    June 21-23, 2010, " Climate and National Security: Seeking Better Forecasts," Robert Paine Scripps Forum for Science, Society and Environment, hosted by Scripps Center for Environment and National Security.


    June 22, 2010, 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (central) " Operation Supply Chain: Assessing Material Risks and Opportunities Related to Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions," Renaissance Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, hosted by Association of Climate Change Officers.


    June 22, 2010, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., " Clearing the Air: Building Our Future Begins Now," Doubletree Hotel San Pedro, hosted by FuturePorts.


    June 22, 2010, Noon - 1:30 p.m., " Disaster Relief Workers Navigate Chaos Using SDSU Mapping Technology," AMN Health Care, hosted by Connect.


    June 24, 2010, 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., " Community Relations from the Construction Manager and Owners' Perspectives, Mission Valley Marriott, hosted by the Construction Management Association of America.

     

     
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    June 7, 2010

    "The Nett Report" shares information coming across our desktops with clients and friends of Nettleton Strategies. In turn, we encourage you to share this report with your friends and associates. If "The Nett Report" was forwarded to you, please sign up by clicking on the link at the bottom of this email. You can also remove your name from "The Nett Report" list if you don't want to receive it in the future. Your comments are welcome at info@nettstrategies.com.

    Some items in this edition you won't want to miss:


    Interested in presentations on topical issues? Nettleton Strategies can provide compelling presentations on a number of issues.

     
    Water
     
    On June 3, KPBS aired California's Water: Water Crisis, a 30 minute show featuring Huell Howser visiting projects that will improve water reliability in the San Diego Region (30 minutes).


    The current issue of IEEE Spectrum magazine has a timely feature story, " In the American Southwest, the Energy Problem is Water," about the inter-relationship between energy and water and the Colorado River.


    The Hoag Center for Real Estate and Finance and Schmid College of Science at Chapman University are offering a six week program on Watershed Management. The program begins June 16, 2010, and includes six class sessions and an offsite field trip.

     
    Ocean
     
    The Bay Planning Coalition (San Francisco) is planning a series of workshops to address "meaty topics" the organization says require conversation, collaboration, and problem-solving. The first, on June 29, is called " Dredging Disposal Options for Today." Later this year there will be workshops on adapting to sea level rise and linking land to waterways for goods movement.


    You might have seen this on television last weekend, but if not, " Expedition Great White" is an interesting view of research on great white sharks off Baja California.

     
    Climate Change
     
    Google, Wal-Mart, YouTube, and designer chairmaker Herman Miller have launched a nonprofit group to help scrub hazardous chemicals from consumer products.


    Sunday's New York Times article by economist Paul Krugman provides an overview of the economics of climate change and the currently-known options available to address the issue.


    A group of California state agencies has sponsored a study by the National Research Council of the National Academies of Science to investigate sea level rise projections for California, Oregon and Washington.

     
    Transportation/Energy
     
    A report out of the United Kingdom indicates that European countries are shifting toward a carbon-based taxation regime on vehicles to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


    How bad can the Gulf oil spill get? See this video with NOAA's worst case projection.


    The San Diego State University Visualization Center helps with disaster response at home and around the world. Here are samples of SDSU's work with with Gulf oil spill visualizations.


    BP has a web page with links to all of the live feeds from its remotely operated vehicles 5,000 below the surface of the ocean.


    A report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that oil from the Middle East is cheaper than American oil, even after shipping costs.

     
    Worth Knowing!
     
    While we did not publish The Nett Report the week of Memorial Day, we thought it appropriate to share this CNN visualization of the war casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan in honor of those who have died.


    Will James Sooter, who studies peregrine falcons along the San Diego coastline, has a fascinating set of photos available online.


    COX Conserves Hero Award program lets you vote for a San Diegan who is an environmental hero. Voting is open through June 19 at 5:00 p.m.


    The Port of Los Angeles has completed the Gateway Fountain, part of the San Pedro Promenade, a beautification project surrounding Los Angeles' cruise ship berths.


    The "Greening Borders: Cooperation, Security and Diplomacy" Conference was held last November at the University of San Diego Institutefor Peace and Justice. Now the conference organizers have produced a video about the conference.

     

     



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