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.
Jan 2, 2014
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.
Nov 22, 2013
The Sonoran Institute inspires and enables community decisions and public polices that respect the land and people of western North America.
Nov 7, 2013
Scientists have found that the global average temperatures over land have warmed 1.4 degrees F since 1880. But how have temperatures changed here in the US, in your state, in your congressional district? Discover more with this cool, easy-to-use tool about a hot topic.
Interested in reading peer-reviewed, open-access articles about new practices and dialogue emerging out of the field of sustainability science and policy practice? Then check out this journal.
Nov 1, 2013
The 2013 State of Sustainable Business Survey has been released, with perspectives of over 700 corporate professionals. Integration of sustainability into core business functions remains the most important leadership challenge facing business.
Oct 22, 2013
As part of USU's Climate Commitment signed by President Stan Albrecht, the university has joined over 200 institutions of higher education across the country in reporting to an online system measuring sustainability performance. USU received silver, now rated among three other UT universities.