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How can Alabama help Solve Climate?

By Meredith Lynch. It has been a long Covid-19 year for all of us. Meanwhile, the planet kept getting hotter, with 2020 tying for the hottest year that humans have ever experienced. What can we do here in Alabama to create climate solutions, while also driving an economic recovery from Covid?  …
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April 14, 2021
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Campus Changemaker: Dr. Sweta Byahut

By Chloe McMahon. Dr. Sweta Byahut serves as an Associate Professor and current Director at Auburn’s Community Planning graduate program. She has been teaching at Auburn for nearly nine years. A seasoned urban planner, her passion for sustainable urban development is evident both in her teaching and research. Since she…
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April 5, 2021
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Are You Recycling Correctly? Maybe.

By David Knowles. There are intricacies to waste sorting that we think we understand but we really really do not. Your local recycling program might not accept all recyclable items and putting things in the recycling bin that cannot be recycled will contaminate the recycling stream. This can be confusing,…
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March 24, 2021
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Campus Changemakers Rob Engle & Scott McClure on energy engineering & designing a more sustainable campus

By Chloe McMahon. Rob Engle and Scott McClure both work as energy engineers for the Department of Facilities Management. The central concern of their work is to ensure that the university is using energy as efficiently as possible. Though this task may seem straightforward enough, they have found that maximizing energy efficiency means having a holistic knowledge about all…
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March 2, 2021