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GW Alum Puts a Face to the Energy Industry

September 12, 2017

By Emma Krasnopoler


Chicago Green Roof

Local Governments Step Up After Trump Left Paris Agreement

July 24, 2017

Cities around the world, but especially in the US, have banded together to show support for maintaining their commitments to the Paris Agreement.

Constitution Gardens

Green Space, Stress Reduction, and Cities

July 24, 2017

Studies have shown that people who spend time in nature are less stressed and generally more content. But this information has never before been used to promote green space creation in cities.

Sustainable construction has begun on NYC's Roosevelt Island

Cornell’s Climate-Conscious Urban Campus Arises

June 22, 2017

Cornell University is in the process of building a Tech campus in New York City that aims to produce as much energy as it uses.

Students Protest Trump Paris Decision

Colleges on Paris Climate Accord: "We Are Still In."

June 14, 2017

George Washington University was among the first of hundreds of colleges and universities to pledge to keep their commitment to the Paris Climate Accord after President Trump officially removed the

Trump announcing Paris deal abandonment

Cities, states, companies to ignore Trump, commit to Paris Climate Agreement

June 02, 2017

In light of President Trump's recent action removing the US from the Paris Climate Agreement originally signed by President Obama, officials from over 100 companies, 80 universities, and more than

Global activist Jose Andres tells a GW class that clean cookstoves could change lives in developing countries. (William Atkins/G

José Andrés Discusses Benefits of Clean Cookstoves

January 23, 2017

“How could you not be inspired listening to José Andrés?” asked Rick Leach, president and CEO of World Food Program USA.

GW Roadmap to Zero Waste

August 29, 2016

The George Washington University (GW), consisting of the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon Campuses in Washington DC, and the Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) in Ashburn, Virginia, is comm

Research scientist Matthew Lumb

Developing the Next Generation of Solar Cells

August 18, 2016

Through a $900,000 grant from the Advanced Research Projects

GroW Garden

GroW Garden awarded $5,900 for rainwater collection system

July 12, 2016

The Department of Energy and Environment awarded GW’s community garden $5,900 last month to install a rainwater collection system.

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