Environment and Sustainability

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

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.

5/3/18

Low-cost device — shaped like a birdhouse — could help provide drinking water to people affected by natural disasters.

4/25/18

UB beat its conference rivals by using more than 219 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power, representing 100 percent of the school’s annual electricity use.

4/16/18

The projects will receive a total of $134,000 from UB’s Bruce Holm Memorial Catalyst Fund.

4/12/18

Study raises new concerns about how agriculture may be contributing to the spread of antibiotic resistance worldwide.