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UNC students turn downed trees into art

June 2, 2023

Since the fall of 2021, the Carolina Tree Heritage (CTH) and Jim Hirschfield’s wood sculpture class have given downed trees on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus new life. CTH provides students in the introductory wood sculpting course with wood from trees that … Read more

Joint study from UNC and Boston University finds air pollution from oil and gas production responsible for $77 billion in annual U.S. health damages including thousands of early deaths, childhood asthma cases nationwide

May 8, 2023

These health impacts affected communities in states with high oil and gas production, as well as states with limited or no gas activity, underlining the need for comprehensive regulatory action to protect Americans from the pollutants generated by this sector. … Read more

Remembering Adel Hanna

April 25, 2023

Adel Fahim Hanna, 77, founding director of the UNC Institute for the Environment’s Center for Environmental Modeling for Policy Development (CEMPD) and Community Modeling and Analysis System (CMAS) died April 23, 2023. Hanna a beloved professor, colleague and mentor served the … Read more

Carolina Celebrates Earth

April 17, 2023

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22 This April, Carolina celebrates planet Earth all month long. Sustainable Carolina, along with other University departments and student organizations, have events planned to bring awareness to environmental efforts and sustainability.