Aug. 30, 2018

The University of Washington has received recognition as a national leader in sustainability by the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The UW is among the top universities and earned special recognition for its sustainability work in the transportation, food & dining, and wellbeing & work categories.

11 years 6 months ago

This Thursday, February 5th, UW will be hosting a videoconference with our senator, Maria Cantwell, to tell Washington, D.C. we must act now to stop climate change. This is a really unique...

University Week
11 years 6 months ago

Not long ago, a Facilities Services shop that handles flooring diverted its first dumpster-full of old carpet from a dead end in the landfill to a new life as recycled carpet. After nearly a year...

University Week
11 years 6 months ago

Making bales with 30 percent of global crop residues -- the stalks and such left after harvesting -- and then sinking the bales into the deep ocean could reduce the build up of global carbon...

Seattle Times
11 years 6 months ago

Forget ice sheets melting and sea levels rising. Global warming's biggest threat may be heat that wilts crop production across much of the globe, says a UW scientist.

By the end of this...

The Water Center
11 years 6 months ago

The Puget Sound Environmental Inventory produced an inventory of the activities and capabilities of the UW in the Puget Sound watershed to:

  • Enable decision-makers and the public to...
UW Today
11 years 6 months ago

Rapidly warming climate is likely to seriously alter crop yields in the tropics and subtropics by the end of this century and, without adaptation, will leave half the world's population facing...

College of the Environment
11 years 6 months ago

When: Thursday, January 29, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Where: HUB 106B - View Map...

11 years 6 months ago

In Fall 2008, the University of Washington launched a new UW Environmental Innovation Challenge (EIC) in which interdisciplinary student teams work...

11 years 6 months ago

The University of Washington Earth Initiative (UWEI) was a transformational initiative that encouraged innovative partnerships to address environmental and natural resource challenges. By focusing...