LET'S BE INTERSECTIONAL ENVIRONMENTALISTS
October 29th | Course Code COM072
Learn about the systemic root causes that many social and environmental issues share. This session will lay a foundation for the series by introducing environmental racism, climate justice and intersectional environmentalism.
TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS AND THIER IMPACTS ON OUR CLIMATE
November 5th | Course Code COM063
Learn how transportation fits into sustainability efforts, what is being done on campus to support sustainable transportation options and practices, and how COVID-19 is changing our transportation landscape.
UNDERSTANDING OUR FOOD SYSTEM
November 12th | Course Code COM064
Learn about UVM and Dining’s local purchasing commitments and sustainability initiatives. Understand food values, their complexities and how they drive purchasing. Hear how EcoWare helps reduce waste.
MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND ZERO WASTE
November 19th | Course Code COM060
Learn about the impacts of the items we use every day and how we can be better stewards of our planet’s resources. Come away with tips, tricks and hints on making it easier to reduce, reuse and recycle.
THE IMPERATIVE TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE
December 3rd | Course Code COM073
Learn about the historic and current efforts for reducing UVM’s impact on our climate. This session will review how greenhouse gas emissions are measured, how UVM’s emissions have changed over time and some of the big ideas for reducing them.
Attend all five sessions in the series to receive a certificate of completion. Interested in the certificate but not available for all sessions? Email email@example.com and we'll try to accommodate by recording the sessions. Participants are also welcome to join just the sessions that interest them.