Archon Fung began this semester’s final installment of the Weston Roundtable Lecture Series with what he called “a whodunit.” “Who killed the truth?” he asked. Fung is the Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and …
Resilience Spotlight: Class-led workshop brings together students and experts to discuss sustainable transportation
Students in Associate Professor Carey McAndrews’ “Climate Action Planning: Sustainable Transportation” class held a workshop that brought together experts to discuss the future of transportation infrastructure on campus and in the City of Madison. The …
Resilience Spotlight: Applying advanced climate models to future-proof building specification
Today’s building specifications are designed for local weather conditions based on historical data. As future weather conditions vary significantly from historic trends due to human-induced climate change, building specifications must be recalibrated away from the …
In Case You Missed It: The UW Now Livestream, “Climate Trends and Impact”
In our In Case You Missed It series (also known as ICYMI), student interns from the Office of Sustainability offer reflective reports on sustainability-related events and lectures at UW–Madison. The following entry is by Julia …
Resilience Spotlight: La Follette Faculty and Students Conduct Living Lab Cost-Benefit Analysis of 100% Renewable Energy Options
This hands-on, real-world research will inform the Office of Sustainability about available options for improving campus sustainability and resilience.
Resilience Spotlights: Expanded Public-Private Partnership Sets Course to Improve Conditions and Usability of Dane County Lakes
Yahara CLEAN Compact members promote a culture of sustainability in recognition of how our natural environment contributes to the region’s economic vitality, recreational offerings, and local quality of life.
Resilience Spotlight: Willow Creek revitalization supports human and ecological health
One of many green infrastructure projects at UW–Madison
Resilience Spotlight: Climate Fast Forward conference brings together 300 leaders to develop climate action and climate resilience solutions for Wiscosnin
Developing solutions for carbon reduction and climate resilience in Wisconsin and throughout the world.
Where Are They Now? Hannah Franzblau interviews Jeremy Sanford
In our “Where Are They Now?” series, current student interns interview former interns about their experience at the Office of Sustainability, and in particular how that experience has helped them since graduation. In the following …
UW System sustainability representatives gather in Madison
For several years, a lively group of sustainability staff, faculty, and students has come together in the middle of the fall semester for the UW System Sustainability Conference. During these meetings, participants discuss best practices …