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Updates from the Office of Sustainability.

Updates

Webinars, Documentaries, & Professional Development Opportunities Expanded

To support faculty, staff, and students during this time, we have updated our online resources.  OUR CALENDAR We now feature online events and webinars, instead of in-person events.  If you know of any upcoming sustainability-related webinars you think others would be interested in, please email them to sustain@auburn.edu.  SOLVE CLIMATE…
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March 24, 2020
Guest PostsSDG13Sustainability in ActionUpdates

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
Updates

Want to Make a Difference While Getting Paid? Apply Now to Join Our Team

We’re seeking 4 students to join our team for the 2020-21 academic year! Students from the Office of Sustainability in Baltimore for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education conference. In applying specific knowledge, skills, & talents to individual & team projects, student staff will: help cultivate…
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February 3, 2020
Director's CornerUpdates

Director’s Corner: Humanity’s growing ecological footprint: “the only measure which tracks how much nature we have – and how much nature we use.”

“If we did to our bank account what we have been doing to the Earth’s natural capital we would have been bankrupt long ago.” ~Christina Figueres, former Executive Secretary, United Nations Frameworks Convention on Climate Change Planet Earth has over eons generated a vast endowment of natural capital, which the…
Mike Kensler
January 9, 2020
Updates

Meetings Happen: Make A Difference in Yours

Recently our office received an anonymous request to crack down on the overprinting of materials for meetings on campus. Apparently, this person’s office prints the agenda and all the PowerPoint slides for taking notes with a cover sheet to divide each presenters’ notes. In the end, the packets end up…
Jen Morse
January 8, 2020