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President-Elect Joe Biden

Government & Politics ·

What Will the World Look Like in a Biden-Harris Administration?

College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Weigh In
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Person paddling through flooded area

Environment ·

Lessons on Addressing Climate Change from Bangladesh and the Global South

A CEP panel of experts discussed climate adaptation in Bangladesh
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Heat and Power circuit diagram

Environment ·

AU Combined Heat and Power System Reuses Waste Heat, Saves Campus Energy and Money

Natural gas-fired microturbines generate electricity locally on-campus
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Photo of a gas turbine

Environment ·

New Gas Turbines Now Generating Onsite Electricity 2020

Installation of turbines reduces AU’s off-site electrical energy generation, purchasing, and delivery.
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Tree Campus, Higher Education. An Arbor Day Foundation Program

Environment ·

AU Earns Tree Campus USA Designation for 10th Year in a Row

This summer, American University received the Tree Campus USA designation by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 10th year in a row.
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Dan Fiorino (left) and Mary Nichols (right)

Environment ·

A Conversation with Mary Nichols – Chair, California Air Resources Board

If you ask Mary Nichols what the biggest air pollution and climate challenge of the next few years will be for California and the country, she feels the answer is obvious: our “seeming inability to solve the political impasse.”
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Participants at the annual Sustainability Awareness Basketball game

Athletics ·

Men’s Basketball Hosting 7th Annual

Cheer on AU men’s basketball and celebrate university’s environmental accomplishments.
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