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Carolina Sustainability Council Gives Students a Voice

November 21, 2022

Mary-Catherine (M.C.) Gray’s (’23) enthusiasm for sustainability stems back to seventh grade. Her desire to protect the planet began the way it does for many – Earth Day festivities. After serving on her middle school Earth Day committee, she started her own environmental club in high school. Coming from a…

Categories: Carolina Sustainability Council, Earth Day, Student News

By the Numbers: Reducing Campus GHGs

October 24, 2022

Our 2021 Greenhouse Gases: By the Numbers report breaks down campus emissions and illustrates the strides the University is making toward its 2040 climate neutrality goal. The report uses 2007 — the year Carolina began robust tracking of campus greenhouse gas emissions — as the baseline year. Since that time,…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Greenhouse Gas News, UNC Three Zeros News

Podcast Episode | Understanding Climate Change Concerns & Eating Behaviors

October 11, 2022

Climate Change Concerns & Eating Behaviors | Summary ***Please note this episode contains conversations on eating disorders, anxiety, and depression. Some people food choices based on carbon footprint, according to Melissa Munn-Chernoff, assistant professor for the Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (CEED) at UNC-Chapel Hill. After UNC CEED Founding…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Research, Student News

Sustainable Carolina Releases 2022 Sustainability Report

September 29, 2022

Sustainability at Carolina doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Partnership and collaboration among Schools, departments, and student organizations push efforts forward. As the hub for campus sustainability, Sustainable Carolina is pleased to announce the release of its 2022 Sustainability Report, which highlights campus success stories during the 2021-2022 academic year. The release…

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Sustainable Carolina Adds Julie Jacobson Vann, Ideliya Khismatova to Carolina Sustainability Council

September 8, 2022

Julie Jacobson Vann, clinical associate professor at the UNC School of Nursing, has joined the Carolina Sustainability Council. The Council, which has been active since 2020, aims to broaden sustainability research, education, and service work at the University. Faculty members and students from schools and departments across campus serve an…

Categories: Campus Sustainability News, Carolina Sustainability Council