Written By: Jill Barlotta, Carbon Accounting Intern, M.S. Candidate TIDES Program
How many of you can tell me what one of those acronyms means? Maybe you can tell me what they all have in common? If not, you're not alone. Acronyms are plaguing our society making it very hard for people to understand what is going on. This is how I felt when I began interning at the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute and I had my first meeting with my supervisor. It seemed every other word was an acronym. I was thinking, “Oh no! What am I doing working in a position that...Read More
SEAC student Katarina Kieleczawa And Peter Wilkinson, SEAC STudent and Sustainability Institute Student Ambassador wrote an op-ed for Foster's Daily Democrat promoting a National Wildlife Federation they're bringing to UNH:
"Mascot Madness: UNH’s Wildcats in a Fight for Their Lives"
Written By: Ann Steeves, 2014: Health Management and Policy: Public Health, EcoGastronomy Dual Major Student Ambassador to the Sustainability Institute’s Food Systems Task Force
Welcome to the University of New Hampshire, a beautiful institution on the coast of a historic state, one hour from the city of Boston, and two hours from the wonderful White Mountains. At UNH, you can explore your passions, meet interesting people, become involved in research, and most importantly, join a community of virtuous humans. I’ve had the privilege of becoming very involved with what our institution has to offer over the past four years and I am truly proud to say that “#...Read More
2014 UNHSI Climate Fellowships Announced
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 24th BY 5 PM EST
We are excited to announce this year's Climate Fellowship opportunities! The UNHSI Climate Fellowship Program -- formally the Clean Air - Cool Planet Climate Fellowship Program -- pairs outstanding graduate students or recent grads with important projects that will propel the US toward a low-carbon future. Fellows spend 10 weeks during the summer working on meaningful, challenging projects at...Read More
Big news: Clean Air-Cool Planet will be dissolving in 2014, but two of its signature programs -- the Climate Fellows Program and the Campus Carbon Calculator -- will live on at the Sustainability Institute at UNH.
Developed in partnership with the Sustainability Institute in 2000, the Campus Carbon Calculator is used by thousands of campuses and institutions across the United States and abroad to track their greenhouse gas emissions. More than 90 percent of the U.S. colleges and universities...Read More
Looking for something to do this semester? Do we have a list for you.
Below is a list of just some of the sustainability-related events happening on campus this semester. Join us!
Climate Change, Water and Winter in New England Event: Jan 28
Colleagues’ Luncheon: 12:30-2pm; Gregg Hall, Rm 320
Event: 5-8pm; MUB Granite State Room (light refreshments provided)
Contact: Amy Cunningham, Discovery Program, firstname.lastname@example.org
Film screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary Chasing Ice, the...Read More
Congratulations to Chris, Jocelyn and Catie for winning the Earth Day contest we held today with @UofNH! All three students told us they do great things for the environment, from carpooling to using reusable water bottles and coffee mugs to starting a new sustainability and business student group.
At UNH, even our Wildcat knows how to go green, drinking tap water out of a reusable bottle. Happy Earth Day from UNH!
We are excited to announce another generous and insightful gift to our office.
This week, we announced a $1 million gift to our office to establish the Thomas W. Haas Professorship in Sustainable Food Systems. The gift from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation was generated from a donor-advised fund established by Durham philanthropist Tom Haas.
The focus of the Haas professorship will be on leading Food Solutions New England, a public-private partnership that promotes collective action to...Read More
It's a new year and we have 4 new students in the office between the Sustainability Institute and Climate Counts. We've asked them to introduce themselves!
Megan Barry - UNH Sustainability Academy Intern
Hello, my name is Megan Barry, and I will be interning at the UNH Sustainability Institute this semester! I am a senior studying Cultural Studies and Sustainability, with a particular interest in the cultural impediments for sustainable development. I also am involved with the NH Energy and...Read More