Daniel D Chiras

Daniel D Chiras

Ph.D. Dan Chiras is a well-known environmental educator and the author of 30 books on topics such as environmental science, natural resource conservation, sustainability, renewable energy, environmental education, and green building. He's taught in the University of Colorado at Denver, the University of Denver, the University of Colorado in Boulder, the University of Washington, and Colorado College, among others. Dan has pioneered work in the fields of critical thinking, sustainability, and the causes of the environmental problem. Since the 1970s, he has been interested with environmental issues.

Dr. Chiras is the founder and director of The Evergreen Institute, where he gives workshops on renewable energy and green building for home use. Dr. Chiras lives in Gerald, Missouri, in a state-of-the-art green-built, solar- and wind-powered net zero energy home.