Environment and Sustainability

News about UB’s environmental programs and related sustainability initiatives. (see all topics)

6/1/20

The advancement surpasses silicon and other mature technologies, and could help improve distances that electric cars, locomotives and airplanes can travel.

5/27/20

Future research could explore whether the molecular traps can be used to remediate water and improve detection of these toxic chemicals.

5/11/20

A UB class helps companies and organizations cut carbon footprints — with an eye toward post-pandemic life.

4/30/20

UB climate scientist Beata Csatho contributed to a study that used NASA space laser missions to measure ice loss from Greenland, Antarctica.

4/30/20

The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings place UB No. 1 among U.S. universities in SDG 13, which addresses taking urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

4/22/20

A searchable directory of peer-reviewed journal articles on fish and climate change could aid in conservation and fisheries management.

4/22/20

With updated Climate Action Plan called UB’s 10 in 10, UB puts forth a roadmap of strategies that will guide the university’s climate mitigation efforts over the next decade.

4/20/20

Antifungals, antibiotics and other drugs were found in water in urban and rural areas, raising concerns about the spread of antifungal and antimicrobial resistance.

4/13/20

Two studies mark an early step in a UB biologist’s quest to understand how foxgloves make medicinal compounds.

4/1/20

A study published in Science Advances on April 1 reveals a new hypothesis that may explain why European cave bears went extinct during past climate change periods.