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Report Released from Ad Hoc Committee on Fossil Fuels

The report of the Board of Trustees’ Ad Hoc Committee on Fossil Fuels is now available online with a public comment period open related to it.

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/ad-hoc-committee-fossil-fuels-report/

WASTE NOT, WANT NOT: TRASH AND RECYCLING IN EURASIA

A live interview with Elana Resnick (University of California, Santa Barbara) and Viktor Pal (University of Helsinki). The existential threat of climate change has inspired renewed intellectual engagement with the Anthropocene. Eurasian Studies are no exception to this…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/waste-not-want-not-trash-and-recycling-in-eurasia/

The road ahead: Pennsylvania’s energy future

Leaders from across Pennsylvania’s energy industry, representing solar, gas, coal, and wind, provide their insights and perspectives on the future of their respective fields and the state’s energy landscape at large.

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/the-road-ahead-pennsylvanias-energy-future/

JUNK GARDEN: UPCYCLING PLANT POTS

It’s gardening season! As many of us start to look at seed catalogs and decide what to grow this year, one thing that often goes overlooked is the containers we use to house these new plants. And once…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/junk-garden-upcycling-plant-pots/

Pitt Day of Giving

The University of Pittsburgh defines “sustainability” as balancing equity, environment, & economics so current and future generations can thrive. Keeping this in focus, Pitt is actively involved in sustainability initiatives and practices across disciplines, domains, and scales —…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/pitt-day-of-giving/

6 Pitt Dining Locations Now Live Well Allegheny Restaurants

The University of Pittsburgh has achieved distinction for 6 dining locations as Live Well Allegheny Restaurants, an initiative to make Allegheny County a healthier place.

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/pitt-dining-live-well-allegheny/

Year of Engagement Grant Helps Pitt Hydroponics Club Expand Urban Greenhouse in a Food Desert

A 2021 Year of Engagement Grant from the University will enable the Pitt Hydroponics Club and the Oasis Project to build its new greenhouse at Oasis Farm and Fishery in Homewood, complete with a microclimate that can produce food year-round.

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/year-of-engagement-grant-helps-pitt-hydroponics-club-expand-urban-greenhouse-in-a-food-desert/

Green Speakeasy: Pitt Deans Talk Sustainability

Countering Climate Change, Forging Sustainability the Pitt Way With the new presidential administration squarely focused on climate change, we want to celebrate Pitt’s newest sustainability-minded deans and reflect on the work ahead to achieve Pitt’s carbon neutrality goals…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/green-speakeasy-pitt-deans-talk-sustainability/

Corey Robinson

Corey Robinson is the Mobility Specialist in the Parking and Transportation Department. In this position, Corey works on a broad range of mobility initiatives that highlight sustainable transportation and the relationship between the Pitt community, other organizations, and…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/campus-leaders/corey-robinson/

Bigelow Boulevard Transformation: Reimagined Streetscape Now Open

Located between the William Pitt Union and the Cathedral of Learning, Bigelow Boulevard has reopened to pedestrians, bikes, and vehicles The Bigelow Block Transformation project included new accommodations for all modes of transportation to improve safety and efficiency. It has also enhanced the William Pitt Union’s grounds to be more accessible, sustainable, and accommodating for gatherings.

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/bigelow-boulevard-transformation/