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Environment and Sustainability

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

12/4/17

Researchers from UB, Arizona State and Temple are examining the different ways in which extreme heat and cold impact the nation’s cities, starting with a case study on Tempe and Buffalo.

11/28/17

New paper shows how science can explore the roots of folklore.

11/27/17

Proposed software solution could extend battery life, reduce energy consumption.

11/21/17

Ferric Contrast and NanoHydroChem are among five winners in the statewide event.

11/16/17

The Cape Floristic Region is home to an estimated 9,000 plant species — many found nowhere else on Earth.

11/15/17

Goal of Localizing Buffalo’s Renewable Energy Future is to create 100 megawatts of renewable energy, mostly in the form of solar power, while revitalizing the region.

11/7/17

Howard Lasker will spend two weeks aboard a research vessel docked in waters of the Virgin Islands National Park.

10/17/17

With support from UB’s RENEW Institute, NASA researcher Kristin Poinar will join the UB geology department’s growing climate change research group.

10/12/17

Researchers from UB and Cardiff University were instrumental in creating a special themed issue of the quarterly journal Built Environment focused on food equity, an increasingly important topic in planning and design disciplines.

9/28/17

A new $175,735 project seeks to improve response to misinformation on social media during emergencies.