Environment and Sustainability

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

8/10/18

UB RENEW Fellows spend 80 percent of their time working in City Hall.

8/9/18

The unmanned mission — still in the early planning stages — could include an orbiter and lander.

8/6/18

A three-year effort between UB researchers and NYSERDA has produced three reports that provide information and strategies for everyone from architects and engineers to state and federal policymakers.

7/27/18

UB runs blast tests to simulate violent phenomena that occur during volcanic eruptions, drawing scientists from all over the world.

6/28/18

The research will examine the health of the communities near the plant.

5/31/18

New material could replace expensive platinum catalysts used in hydrogen cars.

5/30/18

Geologic evidence supports a coastal theory of early settlement.

5/30/18

Sebastian Copeland was named by Men’s Journal as one of the world’s top adventurers of the last 25 years.

5/30/18

International Glaciological Society symposium — with several events open to the public — highlights UB’s growing visibility in climate change research.

5/24/18

The projects — funded by the Great Lakes Research Consortium — explore important questions about the health of area waterways.