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Earth Day Feature! April 22 | LIVE: Life After the Storm: Building Resilience in North Carolina

How do we address extreme environmental events from all perspectives to build resilience in North Carolina? Join Director of the UNC Institute for the Environment Mike Piehler for a conversation with Carolina experts Elizabeth Frankenberg, Diamond Holloman and Greg Characklis. … Continued

Sustainable Carolina

Chancellor’s Spotlight: Sustainable Carolina

In my time as chief sustainability officer, I have quickly come to appreciate the deep and broad expertise and commitment around sustainability at Carolina. Our operational experts are effectively running a small city and working to do so as efficiently … Continued

Environment at Carolina

Celebrate Earth Month at Carolina!

From energy shortages to water scarcity, Carolina is tackling environmental problems with expertise from every discipline. Building on the collaborative spirit of UNC-Chapel Hill, we offer multidisciplinary programs in research, education and service while integrating environmental studies and outreach opportunities … Continued

Lindsay Dubbs

Paying Tribute to Female Trailblazers in Waterpower (National Hydropower Association | March 2021)

Meet Lindsay Dubbs, PhD, who was honored in late 2020 by the U.S. Department of Energy with a U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Initiative (C3E) Award. Dr. Dubbs is the associate director of the Coastal Studies Institute’s North Carolina Renewable … Continued

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