May 16, 2019

UW's 2019 Earth Week events included a focus on action, equity, diversity and environmental justice. The central event was Earth Day 2019 on April 22 at the Husky Union Building. 

The Daily
11 years 11 months ago

With the rising cost of oil and tensions building in the Middle East, the need for more sustainable energy sources is becoming more urgent. Unfortunately, most alternate energy sources are more...

The Daily
12 years 21 hours ago

When someone mentions “renewable energy,” what comes to mind? Solar panels on a roof? Biodiesel-powered cars? The term covers several technologies that could power the green economy of the future...

The Daily
12 years 1 day ago

During the ‘70s, at University of California at Santa Cruz, Alan Trimble got his hands dirty on the school’s student farm. He remembers the experience as a significant factor in teaching students...

The Daily (UW)
12 years 6 days ago

An old adage says there are two sides to every story; yesterday evening, a public forum on United States energy policy proved a caveat to that truth. Four expert panelists representing climate...

University Week
12 years 1 week ago

A new "Environmental Innovation Practicum" course, offered this quarter, will be a springboard for a universitywide competition that will encourage students to develop practical solutions to...

The Daily
12 years 3 weeks ago

A welcome mat in a parking garage. Lights that aren’t working. Pipes hanging exposed from a ceiling.

At first glance, the University’s building renovations appear incomplete. But a welcome...

The Daily
12 years 3 weeks ago

In a rainy city like Seattle, water conservation is arguably not the most important environmental issue. As the UW begins to focus on having sustainable, or “green,” operations, the issue of water...

King 5 News
12 years 1 month ago

Both the University of Washington and the University of Oregon receive top marks in the Princeton Review's new "Green Rating" system.
The ranking system measures how environmentally...

The Daily
12 years 4 months ago

The UW group Students Expressing Environmental Dedication (SEED) has transformed an unused overgrowth between Hall Health and Fluke Hall into a blossoming garden.

The garden, known as the P...