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Miscanthus Helps Fuel the UI Power Plant

Miscanthus Helps Fuel the UI Power Plant

In this story with video from the Des Moines Register, Emily Heaton, an associate professor of agronomy at Iowa State University, tells how miscanthus...

Renewables: Share data on wind energy

Renewables: Share data on wind energy

From Nature: Giving researchers access to information on turbine performance would allow wind farms to be optimized through data mining, says Andrew K...

Iowa Organic Conference keeps growing

Iowa Organic Conference keeps growing

The 15th annual Iowa Organic Conference was held Nov. 22-23 at the University of Iowa (UI), Iowa City, as a joint effort between Iowa State University...

Winter Warrior Challenge Winners

Winter Warrior Challenge Winners

Winter Warrior Challenge 2015 wrap-up This December, Bicyclists in the Iowa City/Coralville community participated in the University of Iowa's Winter ...

Small Metal Grate Makes Big Impact on Environment, Health

Small Metal Grate Makes Big Impact on Environment, Health

From Iowa Now: An inexpensive metal insert for traditional cookstoves created by a University of Iowa researcher may decrease global warming and poten...

Iowa City Considering Mandate for Apartment Recycling

Iowa City Considering Mandate for Apartment Recycling

From the Press Citizen: Iowa City's landlords could be required to provide recycling pickup to their tenants for the first time under a new ordinance ...

UI Trains New Generation of Climate Storytellers

UI Trains New Generation of Climate Storytellers

From Huff Post Green: While global negotiators met in Paris last week to hammer out a climate accord, students with the University of Iowa's Climate N...

Tippie College Initiatives Make the Business Case for Sustainability

Tippie College Initiatives Make the Business Case for Sustainability

A new sustainability initiative from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business will help UI students grow lettuce with no soil during the winter, develo...

Provost Butler's Talk Explains History, Future of Wind Energy

Provost Butler's Talk Explains History, Future of Wind Energy

Thursday was a windy day at the Johnson County Health and Human Services Building. As the wind gusted outside, about two dozen people gathered over lu...

Schnoor, UI Students Attend COP21 Global Climate Meeting

Schnoor, UI Students Attend COP21 Global Climate Meeting

The University of Iowa is sending a delegation to the global climate talks in Paris. Four students and a faculty expert on water and biofuels will att...

Gearing Up for Bike Sharing

Gearing Up for Bike Sharing

From Iowa Ledger, Tippie College of Business- Iowa City comes alive each August when more than 30,000 students become immersed in the community for th...

UI receives $1 million from MidAmerican for warm weather energy reduction

UI receives $1 million from MidAmerican for warm weather energy reduction

The University of Iowa has received more than $1 million through an incentive program from MidAmerican Energy Co., which will be reinvested into the u...

Climate Narrative Fellows Present Dec. 3

Climate Narrative Fellows Present Dec. 3

Join the  Climate Narrative Project Fellows for an evening of storytelling, theatre, art and yoga on Dec. 3.The presentations will begin at 7 p.m. in ...

Paris Climate Talks Could Bolster Alternative Energy Efforts in Iowa

Paris Climate Talks Could Bolster Alternative Energy Efforts in Iowa

Schnoor Touts Wind, Solar; miscanthus cited as method of carbon sequestration From Iowa Public Radio An international meeting on climate change begins...

Climate Narrative Fellow Earns Rhodes Scholarship

Climate Narrative Fellow Earns Rhodes Scholarship

From Iowa Now - University of Iowa student Jeffrey Ding says he’s unsure yet how being named a Rhodes scholar will change his life, but he’s already g...

Winter Warrior Challenge 2015

Winter Warrior Challenge 2015

Take the Winter Warrior Challenge and make a healthy, environmental choice to bike through the winter. Biking to work or class during the winter month...

Iowa’s Climate-Change Wisdom

Iowa’s Climate-Change Wisdom

Jeff Biggers, a writer-in-residence and the founder of the Climate Narrative Project at the University of Iowa, wrote this op-ed in the New York Times...

Power Down and Unplug Over Fall Break

Power Down and Unplug Over Fall Break

Are you leaving your office or living space over fall break? Remember to unplug and power down to reduce campus energy consumption.  Here are some way...

UI Continues to Save Energy

UI Continues to Save Energy

From the Daily Iowan - Despite constructing several new facilities, the University of Iowa’s overall energy consumption is decreasing. In 2010, former...

UI Ramps Up Use of Biomass Fuel

UI Ramps Up Use of Biomass Fuel

From the Gazette: Halfway into the University of Iowa’s 10-year sustainability initiative, officials say it has reached its progress target and remain...

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