Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Delivering science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability

Greenhouse Gas Reduction

Greenhouse Gas Reduction

Los Alamos National Laboratory strives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to meet and surpass Department of Energy goals.

The Laboratory’s goal is to reduce emissions from energy use in our facilities and driving vehicles in our fleet by 50 percent, and to reduce our indirect emissions by 25 percent.


The Laboratory plans to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by replacing the central steam plant with a new, more energy efficient, combined-heat and power plant.

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Examples of soft skills

  • Communications – verbal, written, active listening, netiquettes, body language
  • Strategies – decision making, problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, ability to locate and use information
  • Self-management – professionalism, emotional intelligence, work ethic, time-management, attitude, integrity, resilience, predictability
  • Team work – collaboration, ability to operate effectively in a team environment
  • Leadership – negotiation, compromise, conflict management, managing diversity and inclusion, cultural awareness, negotiation, delegation

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Why soft skills?

Organizational savvy is the ability to navigate the general business rules, the unwritten rules, and the politics of a particular work culture.

Personal effectiveness includes a gamut of soft skills that if left unpracticed, can derail the career of even the most accomplished professional.

Soft skills:

  • bridge the skills gap
  • are highly valuable to employers
  • promote career advancement
  • enhance professional development
  • assist with co-worker and customer interactions
  • improve relationship building and networking
  • create a professional workforce culture
  • are transferable to many jobs

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Soft Skills Program

Soft Skills for STEM (S3TEM) instills students with knowledge, understanding and skills that will improve their interactions in ever-changing learning institutions, workforce and society by sponsoring:

  • monthly interactive webinars about specific soft skills
  • annual Lessons Learn Conference providing various opportunities to share experiences and personal and professional skill development
  • eighteen-month Leadership Institute that will provide mentoring, coaching, training and various individual and small group learning experiences

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Events Schedule

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Dr. Michelle B. Lee

RoSES Program Manager 

(505) 667-3624


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