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Bike Friendly University

Bike Friendly University

The UI holds a silver-level bike-friendly rating by the League of American Bicyclists.

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LEED Building at UI

LEED Building at UI

The UI has eight LEED-certified buildings, totaling 496,386 square feet of sustainable building space.

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Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

The UI plans to produce 40% of it’s energy from renewable sources by 2020.

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Explore Our Initiatives

Sustainability is a central priority of all aspects of our university enterprise – our operations, our academic mission, and our responsibilities to the greater society.

Sustainability at Iowa

News

Seeing the Benefit of Biomass

From IowaNow: Farmers, lawmakers tour miscanthus sites, Power Plant to learn about campus energy pro...

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UI Using More Sustainable Energy

From KGAN-TV: The University of Iowa is increasing its use of renewable energy sources. A grass bein...

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UI Ramps Up Biofuel Efforts

From the Press Citizen: Five years ago, the University of Iowa unveiled an ambitious 10-year energy ...

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Coca-Cola Donates $50,000 for University of Iowa/Iowa City Bike Share Program

The Coca-Cola Foundation has awarded a $50,000 gift for a bike share program that will be operated b...

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Iowa City City Council supports bike share

The Iowa City City Council voted July 27 to help fund a bike-sharing grant with the University of Io...

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Environmental Science Students Net Hands-on Experience at Mississippi River Research Station

Austin Hummel pulls a tiny catfish out of a side channel of the Mississippi River with a long net, a...

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UI Recognized by Iowa Governor's Office for Miscanthus as Renewable Energy Source

The University of Iowa has been recognized by the Iowa governor’s office for its initiative to use a...

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From the NFL to Solar Advocate

Retired NFL wide-receiver Tim Dwight thinks solar energy is going to be a game-changer. Nick Fetty, ...

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Upcoming Events

UI Museum of Natural History at Pelican Festival 2015

UI Museum of Natural History at Pelican Festival 2015


10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hawkeye Wildlife Area

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Outside@Iowa Environmental Fair

Outside@Iowa Environmental Fair


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

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Climate Narrative Blog

2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change

Read the full Lancet Commission report on Health and Climate Change here.

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Climate Health Summit in DC

Most of the nation’s health organizations, including the American Public Health Association, Trust f...

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USGCRP Climate & Health Assessment

Check out the draft report, The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Sc...

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Climate Change Is Increasing ER Visits For Diseases And Injuries Unrelated To Heat

The Climate Progress blog, published by the Center for American Program, has an updated on a recent ...

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Study: Achieving a Climate for Health

The Climate for Health group, a national initiative of health leaders committed to advancing climate...

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Naomi Klein on President Obama’s Climate Initiative

From Democracy Now: As scientists warn 2015 is on pace to become the Earth’s hottest year on record,...

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Climate Change and Children’s Health

Our partners at Yale’s Climate Connection have an interesting piece on the connections between healt...

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Sustainability at Iowa

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