News & Events

  • Leehi Yona '16 is featured in The Guardian as one of the "The young climate campaigners to watch before Paris COP 21 ."  See the entire article at

  • ENVS 80.08: The Practice of Science Policy & Diplomacy
    15F: 2
    Instructor: Melody Brown Burkins

    This course is designed to introduce students to the global landscape, emerging ideas, and the art and practice of science policy and diplomacy in the U.S. and internationally. Coursework will be highly interactive, emphasizing how both scientists and non-scientists can most effectively engage in science policy and diplomacy activities in the U.S., with...

  • Sustainability Solutions Café

    Kelly McGlinchey ’12 and Leehi Yona ’16
    2014 SustainUs Youth Delegates at COP 20, Lima, Peru

    “Youth Leadership in International Climate Conversations"

    Tuesday, May 26th
    12:30 – 1:30 PM
    Paganucci Lounge, ’53 Commons
    Free Lunch

    Kelly graduated from Dartmouth College in 2012 and now works as the Director of Food Education at Butter Beans, Inc. While at...

  • 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.