When summer temperatures rise and people turn to their air conditioners to stay cool, something else also increases: air pollution. A new study shows that the electricity production associated with air conditioning increases emissions of …
A class effort to study the waste stream at Union South illustrates how a lot of student research done on campus has immediate, real-world value.
Health Links, a student-designed smartphone app, helps connect low-income Madisonians with critical community resources such as food pantries, shelters, and health centers.
Seven student projects will address a range of community needs, including household energy solutions, mass incarceration, fresh produce access, sexual assault, and more.
A new grant from the USDA will support UW research on the relationships among dairy farm operations, water use and quality, and energy use.
The drumbeat calling scientists to share their work with the public is as loud as ever, and Tracey Holloway is happy to answer. Holloway leads a group of researchers drawn together as NASA’s Health and …
Professor Holly Gibbs leads a team that is creating the world’s first database documenting the soy and cattle industry’s evolution in Brazil and how it relates to deforestation and land management decisions.
The Nelson Institute director’s statement upholds the value and integrity of climate research at UW–Madison and partner institutions.
Through a combination of outreach, sampling and detailed watershed modeling, UW–Madison researchers are trying to remove some of the obstacles that prevent more widespread use of green infrastructure, and, more importantly, evaluate which green infrastructure …
Researchers in the new REMADE institute will focus on improving sustainable manufacturing and on an education and workforce development program to fill identified gaps.