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Earth Month 2018

Earth Month 2018

Presented in Coordination with the Climate for Change Theme Semester

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Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

The UI plans to produce 40% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020.

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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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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

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Iowa River cleanup draws large crowds to beautify riverbanks

As many have probably noticed, the Iowa River cuts through the heart of the University of Iowa campu...

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UI and its Landscape Services Tree Crew Honored with 2017 Tree Campus USA Award

The University of Iowa and the Facilities Management Landscape Services Tree Crew were recently hono...

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Daily Iowan: Former NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan Lectures on Climate Change

Although Ellen Stofan, the former chief scientist of NASA, has spent most of her career looking at t...

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Take the 2018 Earth Month Bike Challenge

As part of Earth Month 2018, the Office of Sustainability invites you to take its annual Bike Challe...

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KWWL: UI Students Dig Though Trash to Improve Recycling Efforts

College students got their hands dirty by digging through campus trash cans as part of a recycling e...

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Daily Iowan: Iowa City Jumps on Dockless Bike-share Trend

Smart bikes” could be the newest form of public transportation in Iowa City, fulfilling the need for...

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UI Realized Energy Savings from Fault Detection and Diagnostics Program

The University of Iowa Fault Detection & Diagnostics Program was selected for publication in APPA: L...

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Weisbrod: Turning food waste into energy — it’s not science fiction.

There’s a way to turn wasted food into free electricity, and we should be doing more with it.By Kate...

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Upcoming Events

WorldCanvass: Climate Science and the Environment


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

MERGE

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History of the World: Thinking Climate and Environment


5:30 PM - 7:20 PM

Iowa City Public Library

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Sustainability at Iowa

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