Environment and Sustainability

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

6/12/19

Membranes that separate carbon dioxide from other emissions could help slow the pace of climate change.

6/12/19

One of five jobs in Western New York are in industries with ties to clean energy, yet 54% of workers in clean energy industries are aged 45 or older.

6/6/19

Oscar A. Silverman Library, the University at Buffalo’s 24-hour library that receives nearly 1.3 million visits per year, has been certified silver under the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system.

5/22/19

Stuart Evans researches how airborne sediments can impact climate, influencing patterns of precipitation and drought.

5/6/19

Diana Aga works with partners including the WHO to understand how antimicrobial drugs are finding their way into rivers and lakes worldwide.

4/25/19

Corporate partners will work to implement viable student proposals for reducing their carbon footprint.

4/23/19

UB tops the MAC, and ranks among the top 10 colleges and universities in the nation in green power usage.

4/4/19

Times Higher Education rankings recognize universities across the world for their social and economic impact, based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

3/27/19

The material could help reduce utility bills, improve energy efficiency of residential and commercial buildings.

3/26/19

Timothy Cook will design self-assembling molecules and work with K-12 science teachers to create 3-D printed magnetic structures that self-assemble in the classroom.