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
12 years 3 months ago

Green building is undergoing a metamorphosis from the gospel of environmentalists to a regular practice of the business community — including at the UW.

On the UW campus, all new buildings...

The Daily
12 years 6 months ago

With Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth released on video last weekend, and with the Supreme Court intending to hear its first case on global warming starting today, human-induced climate change is...

The Daily
12 years 9 months ago

Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels announced last month that 275 mayors across the country are joining him in pledging to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help stem the threat of climate...

The Daily
12 years 11 months ago

We can't help but feel a little sorry for George Bush. Being president is hard work. Even regular five-week vacations can't alleviate all the stress.

To make things worse, summer no longer...

The Daily
12 years 12 months ago

A deadlock over the issue of global warming has drawn the city of Seattle, 14 leading climate scientists and several groups of Native Alaskans to file a lawsuit against the Environmental...

The Daily
13 years 1 month ago

The UW is helping Seattle reach its goal of reducing emissions by 7 percent through increasing its focus on renewable energy.

The University became Seattle City Light's largest purchaser of...

UW Today
13 years 1 month ago

Among the events coinciding with Earth Day this year are the College of Forest Resources' annual Arbor Day Fair for area first- and second-graders, and a day of trail building and clean up with...

The Daily
13 years 1 month ago

The amount of materials recycled on campus has more than doubled since UW Housing and Food Services (HFS) introduced its new recycling plan in January.

Before the plan was initiated, campus...

The Daily
13 years 3 months ago

The UW has become Seattle's largest buyer of green energy, Mayor Greg Nickels announced yesterday.

The UW, which recently joined Seattle City Light's Green Up program, now runs entirely on...