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Part 1 of the Symposium on American Food Resilience (13 articles) has now been published in the September issue of the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences (http://link.springer.com/journal/13412/5/3/page/1#page-1). Part 2 (14 articles) will be in the December issue. The entire … Continue reading
Register Here A film festival for everyone interested in learning about and supporting local food systems is planned for Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Foundation Hall at the Old State Capitol (Level 2) in Springfield from 2:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Morgan Robertson, assistant professor of Geography at University of Wisconsin-Madison, will deliver a lecture on “Stacking ecosystem services: Building environmental markets at the intersection of science, capital, and law” from 3:00pm to 4:00pm on Friday, November 7. The lecture will … Continue reading
Stephen Long, a UIUC professor and researcher in Genomic and Plant Biology, was named one of Thomas Reuters’s top influential scientific minds in the field of Plant and Animal Science. His research includes topics such as the effects of atmospheric … Continue reading
Fall seems to have snuck up on us while we weren’t looking, but you can feel good about staying indoors (and staying dry) with these thoughtful documentaries to be shown in Champaign-Urbana.
In collaboration with Facilities & Services, the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE) established six teams consisting of faculty, staff, and students to examine broad themes within the Illinois Climate Action Plan, a five-year-plan for campus sustainability goals (you … Continue reading
From noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, you can hear Anita Kedia, Senior Business Development Manager at Waste Management Sustainabilty Services, discuss “why and how companies are making the shift away from traditional, disposable … Continue reading
On September 24, researchers from around the country will be gathering for the tenth annual Bioenergy Feedstock Symposium, held at our very own University of Illinois (the I-Hotel, to be precise). This year’s theme is “The Future of Feedstocks” and the discussion … Continue reading
Jack Paxton is a UC Davis alumnus, professor emeritus of UIUC, teacher at UC-San Diego, and looks every bit the part of a respectable academic. Yet he’s trying to get ordinary people to talk about a topic that many consider the … Continue reading
Come to the kick-off of the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center’s spring Sustainability Seminar tomorrow (Jan 17) from 2 – 3 pm. Susan Mazur-Stommen, Director of Behavior and Human Dimensions Program at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Susan will … Continue reading