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Climate Justice Month—April 2018
Mar 22, 2018

Climate change is perhaps the most challenging global issue that humanity will face for generations to come.

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Dr. Paul Mayewski, Director of the Climate Change Institute and Distinguished Professor at the University of Maine in Orono

Journey into Climate Research with Distinguished Professor Dr. Paul Mayewski
Feb 12, 2018

Dr. Paul Mayewski, Director of the Climate Change Institute and Distinguished Professor at the University of Maine in Orono will give a lecture on Friday, February 23, in Room 293, Rankin Science West at 3:30 p.m.

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 forest restoration and carbon emissions

With biomass energy, weighing forest restoration and carbon emissions
Jan 29, 2018

When state utility regulators held a workshop last month about increasing the use of forest biomass for power, one topic did not make it into the discussion: the emissions produced from burning small trees, branches and treetops hauled from Arizona's forests.

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Javiera Caballero

Durham PAC endorses Political Science Alum for open City Council seat
Jan 22, 2018

Monday night, the People’s Alliance PAC endorsed Javiera Caballero, 2000 graduate with a B.S. in Political Science, International and Comparative Politics with minors in both Sustainable Development and Women's Studies, for the appointment. 

College News, Alumni, Sustainability
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) campus index for 2017

AASHE: Appalachian Rankings in the Sustainability Campus Index
Nov 8, 2017

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) campus index for 2017 was released. The Sustainable Campus Index recognizes top-performing colleges and universities overall by institution type and in 17 sustainability impact areas, as measured by the S

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Appalachian State 2017 food summit, www.foodsumit.brwia.org

Appalachian State University & Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture to host The 2017 Food Summit
Oct 25, 2017

The 2017 Food Summit, a gathering of scholars, farmers and food lovers, is organized around the theme “Dynamic Traditions, Resourceful Communities.” The Summit will take place on Saturday, October 28 at Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union in the Parkway Ballro

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Peter Soulé | Department of Geography and Planning | Appalachian

Researchers link western wildfire activity to arctic warming
Oct 12, 2017

Are the devastating wildfires in California potentially linked to larger atmospheric processes related to human-caused climate change? Researchers at Appalachian State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro believe there might be a connection.

Grants and Research, Sustainability
Offsets Workshop Appalachian State

RIEEE offers free offsets workshop Oct. 6
Sep 18, 2017

Appalachian State University’s Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics (RIEEE) is hosting a daylong workshop Friday, Oct. 6, on the future of carbon offsets and carbon markets in the southeastern United States.

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Community FEAST event

Community FEaST
Sep 18, 2017

Sanford Mall
Tuesday Oct. 3, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

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Saving the Bees

Saving the bees
Jul 19, 2017

Appalachian student and faculty researchers seek to recover declining honeybee population. Consider this fact from the U.S. Department of Agriculture: More than $15 billion in U.S.

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