sustainability

Human behavior sabotages CO2-reducing strategies

A study found that the “rebound effect” negates some of the benefits of U.S. states’ policies aimed at improving efficiency and renewable energy sources in the residential sector.


person on a teal bike with a teal helmet riding past a tree with green bushes in the background.

Bike unity

Celebrate Bike Week at the U with virtual and outdoor events planned.


Trustees review academic senate recommendations

Statement acknowledges important work of ad hoc committee.


solar panel on a rooftop with University of Utah campus buildings and football stadium in background

What is the U doing to address climate change?

An update on the main initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the U.


Addressing the climate crisis through art

Join Artivism for Earth on April 22. A virtual series of interdisciplinary collaborations from the University of Utah to find compassionate and creative solutions to the climate crisis.


Intersections of sustainability and wellness

This year’s U Earth Week events address the need to focus on both individual wellness and climate action.


The path forward for fossil fuel divestment

The Academic Senate Ad Hoc Committee outlines a strategy of divestment and reinvestment.


FORGE drills first well

Wells will be used to create a geothermal reservoir where none existed naturally.


Work smarter, not harder

Buildings on the U’s campus are now more efficient, saving energy and money


Finishing strong, Recycle Rice-Eccles COVID-style

Participate in interactive bingo during the game Dec. 3 and enter to win a Sustainable Tailgate Package from ASUU.