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Next steps on Miami's path to carbon neutrality
In response to a charge from President Crawford in September, Miami University's sustainability committee submitted a report Feb. 1 recommending that Miami become a signatory of the Presidents’ Climate Leadership Commitments.
Craig Williamson's OPUS grant will provide new insights on effects of browning in lakes worldwide
Lakes worldwide, including Lake Lacawac (above), are threatened with decreasing water clarity, due in part to increased dissolved organic matter inputs such as from decomposing oak leaves (above). Craig Williamson's long-term and in-depth research on lake water transparency has been recognized with an NSF OPUS grant.
8 ways to be environmentally friendly at Miami and at home
Walking or bicycling is more environmentally friendly than driving a vehicle.We've put together eight tips to help you become more environmentally friendly at Miami and at home.
Get ready for RecycleMania 2020
Help Miami get back in the game and be a campus recycling leader when RecycleMania 2020 kicks off Feb. 2.
Polar deserts could provide first look at climate change effects in Antarctica
Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valleys is one of the few environments on Earth where living organisms are dramatically affected by minor changes in climate. Miami's Rachael Morgan-Kiss is one of dozens of scientists who have been investigating the polar desert’s ecosystems through the McMurdo Long Term Ecological Research (MCM LTER) project.
2020 LEAN Fair: "Connecting the dots" Jan. 15
All are invited to the 2020 LEAN Fair Jan. 15 at the Armstrong Student Center.
Sierra Club names Miami one of top 100 "Coolest Schools" in green colleges ranking
Miami University ranks 70th among the Sierra Club’s "Cool Schools" for 2019.
Moving off steam: Utility Master Plan provides a path toward carbon neutrality
Converting campus energy systems away from fossil-fuel-powered steam to systems that are powered by electricity increases the opportunities to purchase renewable electricity off the grid, such as wind or solar power. 
Miami among Princeton Review’s Green Colleges 2019
Miami earned a score of 96 out of 99 in the tenth annual Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges.