The USDA regional climate hubs will deliver information to farmers, ranchers and forest landowners to help them adapt to climate change and weather variability. The Climate Hubs will provide information and guidance on technologies and risk management practices at regional and local scales.
Feb 12, 2014
Feb 1, 2014
Would you like to learn more about design strategies for lasting sustainability? How to work with and empower local communities? Creating a living building? Or simply to find a hub for visionary sustainability programs? If so, you may wish to visit the International Living Future Institute site.
Jan 21, 2014
Interested in teaching or simply learning more about climate change, but not sure where to look? This new webpage is a great guide for educators. Materials were developed by the Climate Change Environmental Education Professional Online Learning Community Alliance.
Jan 15, 2014
The first global water stress map was created by the World Resources Institute's (WRI) Aqueduct team. The WRI rankings track water risk across 181 countries and 100 river basins, with 37 countries facing "extremely high" levels of water stress and using over 80% of their yearly available supply.
Jan 10, 2014
Interested in learning more about the great outdoors of the Colorado Plateau? Check out the Canyonlands Field Institute's 2014 trips, programs, and events.
Jan 2, 2014
The Carbon Offset grant program at USU just completed its first successful round of funding. New projects range from solar panels to artwork prompting members of the USU community to notice air quality in Cache Valley and adopt behaviors that lead to reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
Dec 18, 2013
The newest issue of Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education's (SARE) newsletter, "Simply Sustainable" is available for free online. The winter issue includes articles ranging from rehabilitating degraded grassland to the Extension Sustainability Summit.
Dec 10, 2013
USU Extension Sustainability and the Western Rural Development Center's Extension Sustainability Summit was a success and participants are already busy applying what they learned. The Outcomes and Impacts report about sustainability in Extension, based on the conference, is now available.
Dec 4, 2013
In this season of shopping frenzy, Patagonia reminds us of the beauty in the stories woven into our old worn clothing. This video encourages taking a step back to think about what we lose by ridding of the old and buying new.
Nov 26, 2013
The transition to a green economy requires rethinking work and productivity, and developing a new vision of enterprise, investment, and a money economy that can support a shared and lasting prosperity. This report by the Metcalf Foundation provides insight for how to do so.