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Sustainability in Action

Sustainability in Action

Campus Changemaker: Benjamin Burmester

Campus Planner, Benjamin Burmester Benjamin Burmester has a long history with Auburn University. A former student, Burmester, has worked with the University since 2013, where he was originally hired to be a Campus Planner. Last year, Burmester’s position was reclassified, and he now works as a University and Transportation Site…
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December 13, 2020
Sustainability in Action

Campus Changemaker: Scott Dirksen

Auburn Outdoors, a program area of Campus Recreation, provides the unique opportunity to learn new skills and connect with nature. Whether it's attending a student-led trip, renting equipment, visiting the free education bike shop, or just acquiring resources for trip planning, Auburn Outdoors and its dedicated employees are one of…
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July 23, 2020
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What is the Connection Between Climate Change & Our Food System? Does What We Eat Really Make a Difference?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) set up by the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment concluded in its Fifth Assessment Report: “climate change is real and human activities are the main cause.” Dangerous greenhouse gas emissions, average global temperatures increasing, oceans warming, and sea-level rise; represent…
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March 2, 2020
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A Taste of Sustainability

It’s a spring day, the sun is warm, and the flowers and plants outside are displaying the most vibrant hues.  You stroll to the garden and pluck a perfectly ripe tomato from the vine.  The aroma is irresistible, and you take a bite; enjoying the firm texture and fresh taste…
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March 2, 2020