World leaders, academics and activists and will gather in Paris for the UN Climate Change Conference. Learn how UVM scholars will impact COP21.
The top floor of UVM’s Davis Center was crawling with teens Nov. 20, as the university held its second Vermont Youth Climate Summit. More than 120 Vermont high school students and teachers from 14 high schools gathered at the student center to create climate action plans designed to reduce the carbon footprint of their high ...
In the 1980s almost no one used the term “sustainability.” Today, it is as pervasive in political and economic conversation as billboards are in New Jersey. From elementary school curricula to corporate chief sustainability officers to United Nations commissions — it’s “a dominant foci in the modern world,” William ...
For decades, phosphorus pollution has been contributing to unwanted algae blooms in many lakes—including Lake Champlain. A raft of recent research has pointed a finger at eroding streambanks, suggesting that their washed-out soils are a major source of this phosphorus flow.
Renowned writer, scholar, and environmental leader William Cronon will be the featured speaker at this year’s University of Vermont Aiken Lecture Thursday, Nov. 12..
Global decline of large animals – and their scat – is damaging the planet’s nutrient cycle, UVM's Joe Roman finds.