Sustainable Future of Cities- Alex Steffen TED talk

This is the first of hopefully many TED talks that I will be posted to the blog. TED is a non-profit organization that hosts conferences and lectures about ‘Ideas worth spreading.’ They recruit the world’s most active doers and shakers and give them the opportunity to give “the talk of their lives” for a brief 18 minutes. One TED talk is posted every weekday on … Continue reading Sustainable Future of Cities- Alex Steffen TED talk

Start your year off green!

Hello fellow sustainability lovers! My name is Emma Poppante and I am the newest Bank of America Sustainability Fellow on campus! I am from Winston-Salem, NC and I am a Sustainability Science major planning on doubling with Environmental Chemistry. I love soccer, handbells, music, theatre, penguins, reading, and of course, the environment! If you want to know more cool things about me, which you totally … Continue reading Start your year off green!

First impressions of sustainability in Spain

¡Hola de España! Hello from Spain! I am spending this semester in Madrid to study the language and culture of this beautiful country. Since my arrival last week, I’ve been on the lookout for anything and everything sustainability-related. Until I can do more research to learn about specific sustainability issues in Spain, here are some things that I’ve noticed so far. Transportation There is an … Continue reading First impressions of sustainability in Spain