Sustainability

The role of youth in renewable energy

On Oct. 21-25, 2019, urban ecology students at the University of Utah Asia Campus presented to international leaders at the Global Green Growth Institute’s flagship conference.


Is climate change good for plants?

Could the rising levels of carbon dioxide actually be good for plants?


A look at air pollution and vulnerable populations

Poor children are suffering greater exposure to polluted air.


Building a sustainable food culture on campus

Discover how food consumption impacts our planet and how you can help build a new food culture in the U community.


Changing behavior to improve the air

How can your individual decisions impact air quality?


STEM Barbie

In partnership with National Geographic, forest ecologist Nalini Nadkarni helped develop a product line including Wildlife Conservationist, Astrophysicist, Polar Marine Biologist, Wildlife Photojournalist and Entomologist.


Humans of the U: Piper Christian

“While I’m daunted by the future of our planet, it is the stories of my fellow climate activists that help me persist.”


What’s waste got to do with climate change?

The #UBYO campaign encourages the U community to bring their own reusable bottles, mugs, containers, utensils and more to reduce plastic waste.


When it comes to air quality messages, stick with the simple, hard truths

This is one in a series of stories about a clean air symposium held at the University of Utah on Oct. 3, 2019.


What inspires environmental action?

Utahns, regardless of their age or political party, are becoming more willing to take environmental action when they know one key element: the positive economic benefits of change.