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Meet the professors, students and alumni who are championing sustainability at the University of Alberta and making a difference in the world beyond.

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The power is finally on at the campus solar greenhouse

The solar greenhouse is poised to become a new hot-spot for interdisciplinary research and education

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Chinese art and design challenges viewers to see ecological crises with fresh eyes

Lisa Claypool discusses China’s ecological crises and how art can make a difference

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Grad student calls for reusable takeout containers at the U of A

PhD candidate Ariel Kroon explains why the University of Alberta needs reusuable food containers in HUB Mall, CAB and all food courts.

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Grad student calls for reusable takeout containers at the U of A

PhD candidate Ariel Kroon explains why the University of Alberta needs reusuable food containers in HUB Mall, CAB and all food courts.

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The Outdoor Classroom

Learn why Morton Asfeldt braves the cold to bring his students place-based, experiential learning in the North.

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Teaching about religion, reconciliation and climate justice

Chrislain Eric Kenfack advocates for reconciliation and finding common ground in his courses for St. Joseph’s College.

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How the University of Alberta’s sustainability initiative took flight

Looking back on a crucial time in the University of Alberta’s sustainability and climate commitments.

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Clean Air ❤️ Climate Action

Shelby Yamamoto explains why climate action and efforts to tackle air pollution make the perfect pair.

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Finding the roots of Albertan identity to envision new possible futures

“The identities of oil workers can be compatible with an environmentalist if we’re not constantly villainizing each other.”

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