News & Events

  • Suzanne Kelson '12 (the first Sustainability Minor at Dartmouth) is one of sixteen Dartmouth students and alumni who have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) for 2015.  Madi Gamble '13 (double major in Environmental Studies and Biology) received an honorable mention.  Click here...

  • Call for Applications!

    A worldwide upwelling is underway to tackle big sustainability challenges in areas such as climate change, energy, food, water, the built environment, transportation, and environmental health. This award competition is for an unpaid internship or a student project to address a specific opportunity for sustainability transitions--towards sustainable relationships between human societies and the biophysical systems of planet Earth. The internship...

  • “The Global Calculator”

    Jeremy Woods, Imperial College London
    Tuesday, April 28
    12:30 – 1:30 PM
    Paganucci Lounge, ’53 Commons

    The Global Calculator is an open-source model of the world’s land, food, energy, and manufacturing systems. The calculator can provide a new look at the link between lifestyle choices and their impacts on the global climate. Team member Jeremy Woods who works on the land, food, and bioenergy sector of the...

  • Over the past year, Professor Andrew Friedland worked closely with a host of collaborators to produce Dartmouth’s first massive open online course, or “MOOC.” The course, “An Introduction to Environmental Science,” was adapted from a class Friedland has taught on campus at Dartmouth for years. In this video, Friedland and others involved in creating the course talk about what they learned from the process and how producing class for students around the world will benefit on-campus education...

  • The Tierralismo Good Earth Film Tour is coming to Dartmouth on April 30 and will include the recently released documentary, Tierralismo: Stories from a Cooperative Farm.

    Thursday, April 30, 2015
    Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center

    Tierralismo is an America Media Initiatives film about one of Cuba's most successful farms, the Organoponico Vivero Alamar (Alamar Organic Cooperative). Post-film discussion with...

  • The Nile Project – People & Nature in the Nile River Basin
    Conversation with founders Mina Girgis and Meklit Hadero

    Thursday, April 16, 2015
    12:30 – 1:30
    Paganucci Lounge, '53 Commons

    The Nile Basin runs through eleven countries, spanning ecological zones ranging from rainforests to deserts. The river is essential to people, but faces grave challenges to develop sustainably.

  • Sustainability Salon hosted by Terry Tempest Williams – April 8

    Join director Toby McLeod for film screenings of Islands of Sanctuary and Profit and Loss from the Standing on Sacred Ground film series.

    Islands of Sanctuary
    Wednesday, April 8, 2015
    3:30 Opening Reception
    4:00 PM Film
    5:00 PM Q&A with Toby McLeod
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    Around the world, indigenous communities stand in...

  • “Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America”
    Liz Carlisle and David Oien

    Tuesday, April 7
    12:30-1:30 PM
    Paganucci Lounge, ’53 Commons
    Lunch Provided

    A protégé of Michael Pollan tells the remarkable story of an unheralded group of Montana farmers who have defied corporate agribusiness by launching a unique sustainable food movement.  Join Liz Carlisle, the author of Lentil Underground, and David Oien, Founding...

  • Sustainability Solutions Café

    "Investing in the Next Economy: Towards a Sustainable Global Future"
    Garvin Jabusch, Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer, Green Alpha Advisors, LLC

    Thursday, April 2
    12:30-1:30 PM
    Paganucci Lounge, ’53 Commons
    Lunch Provided

    Green Alpha Advisors is an asset management firm, founded in 2007, on the belief that in order to live and thrive on our planet indefinitely we must make an...