Environment and Sustainability

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

2/7/19

Project aims to create 100 megawatts of on- and off-site renewable energy through consortium that includes UB, the City of Buffalo, Erie County, SUNY Buffalo State and SUNY Erie.

1/24/19

A new paper in Science explores a curious trend: why biodiversity among marine mammals and birds generally rises in cold, temperate waters.

1/24/19

The two-day conference will invite representatives from mobile produce markets across the U.S. to Buffalo to network, attend training sessions and share their successes and failures.

1/16/19

Moving forward, the study team will examine whether pollutants found in soil may have originated from the Tonawanda Coke plant.

12/26/18

An impromptu meeting in a remote Brazilian town led to a study that made headlines around the world.

12/21/18

From identifying a potential autism treatment to creating fungal-fighting 3-D printed dentures — here are some highlights from a year of discovery.

12/11/18

Students present ideas to the Army Corps of Engineers, Seneca Nation of Indians and other stakeholders.

12/10/18

The first results are published from experiments that aim to illuminate the physics of lava-water interactions, which can sometimes make eruptions more dangerous.

11/30/18

Sam Van Aken is developing real-life trees that will bloom in multiple colors and bear 40 different kinds of fruit.

11/13/18

Report developed by UB graduate students offers strategies for how Chautauqua County can harness the food system for economic development and health.