climate change

Meet the New Director

By Courtney Chazen on July 8, 2020 in Environment, News, Sustainability, Uncategorized

On July 1, David Fike officially became the Interim Director of InCEES, after serving as Associate Director since 2016. Fike is also director of the Environmental Studies program and professor of earth and planetary sciences. In between planning classes for the fall semester and managing his lab,...

Green the Church 2019

By Courtney Chazen on December 10, 2019 in Climate, Environment, News, Sustainability, Video

St. Louis hosted the 2019 Green the Church Summit, the largest environmental justice and sustainability conference for the Black Church. Washington University was a co-sponsor of the event, which included an array of discussions including the Green New Deal, building efficiency and water conserva...

Climate Change Negotiations

By Courtney Chazen on October 12, 2016 in

Washington University Students for International Collaboration on the Environment (WUSICE) is hosting its second-annual Washington University Climate Change Negotiations (WUCCN). WUCCN is a mock climate change negotiations, modeled after the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (...

The Climate Research Challenge for Agriculture

By Courtney Chazen on September 29, 2016 in

Dr. Charles Rice is the 2016 Keynote speaker for the “C-Quest: Charting a Course for Climate Research in Agriculture” workshop. There is a $75 registration fee to attend the entire workshop, but Dr. Rice’s Keynote Address is free and open to the public. About the Keynote Speaker Dr. Charles (Chuc...

Greening Your Community – Saving the Planet One Garden at a Time

By myralopez on August 4, 2016 in

A discussion on how gardens can be used as a tool to care for our planet, help communities in need, and address climate change. FREE. Click here for details. The event will feature two keynote speakers followed by a panel discussion. Mike Roberts, former meteorologist for KSDK News Channel 5, adj...

People and Climate Change: Vulnerability, Adaptation, Social Justice

By myralopez on August 4, 2016 in

Please plan to join us on November 18, 2016 at Washington University in St. Louis for this important symposium on the human impacts of climate change. The “People and Climate Change: Vulnerability, Adaptation, Social Justice” Symposium focuses on the human impacts of climate change, the social re...