Environment and Sustainability

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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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.


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


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


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.