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The University of Wisconsin–Madison Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE) announces the three winners of its research collaborative competition, each receiving $100,000 during a three-year period.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Gaia Project, a program devoted to helping faculty and staff get involved in topics related to climate, energy and sustainability, has launched this semester with more than 100 subscribers already on board.
Sustainability@Wisconsin, a new Web site created by the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, provides a single entry point to programs, units, projects and groups at the university that significantly address sustainability — the concept of meeting humanity’s current needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
When it comes to environmental impacts, no nation is an island. A recent study from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison finds that up to 15 percent of U.S. air pollution comes from Asian and European sources.
Stuart Hart, one of the world’s leading authorities on the implications of sustainable development and environmentalism for business strategy, will be the keynote speaker at a free public forum on business, environment and social responsibility.
Devon Peña, a scholar-activist who has studied social and environmental issues in Mexican-American communities of the West, will give a free public lecture Monday, Nov. 12.
What do the countries of Thailand, Uruguay and Ghana have in common? They all could become leading producers of the emerging renewable fuel known as biodiesel, says a study from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.
Peggy Shepard, a prominent environmental and health advocate for minority groups in New York City, will give a free public lecture Wednesday, October 24, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.