climate change

Edible Insects: Food for Thought

By Clara on April 16, 2019 in Climate Change, Featured, Food, homepage

On April 1, a mix of professors, St. Louis residents, and students joined the Office of Sustainability and student group Net Impact in their kickoff event for Earth Week. The event was aptly called “Can Edible Insects Sustain the World?” and brought in Sarah Schlafly, co-founder of Mighty Cricket...

Alumni Series: Chris Wheat, Director of Strategy and City Engagement for the American Cities Climate Challenge

By Clara on February 25, 2019 in Climate Change, Community, Featured, homepage, Uncategorized

[Photo Credit: goadvancedenergy.com] Chris Wheat graduated from WashU in 2004 with a degree in Political Science. Today, he serves as Director of Strategy and City Engagement for the American Cities Climate Challenge in Chicago, Illinois. As a part of our Alumni Series, communications intern Sela...

September 29: Day of Reflections on Climate Change

By Clara on September 13, 2018 in

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to being a national sustainability leader. The university’s recent inclusion in a newly-formed international environmental coalition and the release of a St. Louis regional proclamation on climate change demonstrate the depth of the university’s eff...

Alumni Series: Melinda Kramer [Part 2] – The Women’s Earth Alliance, Impacts and Future

Melinda Kramer graduated from WashU in 2003 with a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology and Environmental Studies. In addition to working with various NGO’s, such as CARE International, Pacific Environment, and the Natural Capital Institute, Melinda is best known for her founding of The Women’s Earth Al...