Shaping our Sustainable Future

For over 50 years the Faculty of Environment has been dedicated to having a positive impact locally and globally. With interdisciplinary programs and research, our community of students, faculty, alumni, donors and staff make meaningful change happen in the classroom, the office, and in communities around the world. Our vision is to use our unique position as a leading teaching and research institute for the environment to create sustainable solutions needed to address the complex challenges facing our world.

  1. July 27, 2020Led by Vanessa Schweizer Global Young Academy releases Anti-discrimination Statement
    Hands coming together

    “We are in the midst of a racial reckoning that is centuries overdue. Thanks to the tireless work of generations before us who advanced the concept and cause of human rights, we have an historic responsibility to continue such work".

  2. July 20, 2020Planting native trees, greenery can cool off your backyard
    suburbs from above

    SERS PhD Jonas Hamberg says planting native species of trees, shrubs, flowers and grasses can cool the summer day-time temperature of an area by over 4 C in a decade.

  3. July 17, 2020Beyond the Bulletin Podcast featuring Juan Moreno-Cruz
    Some sort of power plant

    The pandemic has reduced our energy consumption, and Juan Moreno-Cruz, a professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, tells us what it means for the planet. 

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