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 …
Second Nature Resilience Commitment
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: 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.
UW–Madison recognized for its water- and energy-saving initiatives
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has received recognition for cutting-edge water and energy saving initiatives at the Charter Street Heating & Cooling Plant in the 2020 Sustainable Campus Index. A publication from the Association for …
The Sustainability Advisory Council wants to hear from you
On October 7, 2020, the UW–Madison Office of Sustainability will hold the first meeting of the Sustainability Advisory Council (SAC). The SAC will provide recommendations to the Provost and the Vice Chancellor for Finance and …