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Pitt Joins U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership

In February 2019, the University of Pittsburgh joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Green Power Partnership. The program aims to increase the use of green power among organizations in the United States as a way to reduce the…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/pitt-joins-u-s-epas-green-power-partnership/

Paleo and Contemporary Perspectives on Climate-Driven Ecosystem Change in West Greenland

Want to learn about climate change in the arctic regions? Come to this talk sponsored by the Climate and Global Change Center.  The speaker will be Jasmine Saros, Ph.D. from the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute. Click…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/paleo-and-contemporary-perspectives-on-climate-driven-ecosystem-change-in-west-greenland/

Wildlands Philanthropy From Patagonia to Pittsburgh

GSPIA’s Philanthropy Forum present Tom Butler, the Vice President for Conservation Advocacy at Tompkins Conservation.  Join as Tom explores the strategies behind Tompkins Conservation’s focus on national park creation, rewilding, and efforts to foster local economic vitality through…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/wildlands-philanthropy-from-patagonia-to-pittsburgh/

Pitt Law Environmental Conference

Pitt Law’s Energy Law & Policy Institute and Environmental Law Program is holding an Environmental Conference on March 5, 2019.  The conference will include presentations on key environmental issues, challenges, and opportunities facing us in 2019.  It is free of…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/pitt-law-environmental-conference/

Commuting Alternatives

Transportation is among the largest sources of carbon emissions in the United States.  For this reason, the mode of transit we use to navigate campus daily has major implications for our environment.  Pitt and the city of Pittsburgh…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/commuting-alternatives/

Kipp Bradford: “The Hot Earth Catalog: Solutions for a Warming Planet”

Humanity will require radical strategies to both minimize climate change, and manage the impact of a changing climate. This lecture will present a variety of solutions conceived at the MIT Media Lab.

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/kipp-bradford-the-hot-earth-catalog-solutions-for-a-warming-planet/

Pitt Green Offices with 2019 Designations

Thank you to all the offices at the University of Pittsburgh who are working together to create a thriving culture of sustainability!

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/pitt-green-offices-2019/

RecycleMania 2019

Every Spring since 2010, the University of Pittsburgh has participated in a friendly 8-week competition called RecycleMania, in which universities nationwide compete to recycle the most trash on a per capita and percentage basis.  Participate in helping Pitt…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/recyclemania-2019/

First Thursdays at the SOOS

“Let’s hang out! Join us the first Thursday of each month for a meetup in the Student Office of Sustainability– get updates from student organizations, meet with friends both old and new, and hang with us in the…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/1994/

First Thursdays at the SOOS

“Let’s hang out! Join us the first Thursday of each month for a meet-up in the Student Office of Sustainability– get updates from student organizations, meet with friends both old and new, and hang with us in the…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/first-thursdays-at-the-soos-2/