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AU’s Yazaki absorption chillers

Environment ·

AU utilizes “trigeneration” to cool campus efficiently during summer months

University engineers take advantage of the new Low-Temperature Hot Water system and the electrical generation cogeneration plant to capture waste heat and use it to cool campus buildings.
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Prof. Michael Alonzo

Research ·

When a Single Tree Makes a Difference

A single tree along a city street or in a backyard can provide measurable cooling benefits.
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AU's Hall of Science

Environment ·

Visually Striking Glass Wall Brings Beauty Inside Newly Leed-gold Certified Hall Of Science

The three-story, 125,000-foot structure’s most prominent feature proved to be its designers and builders’ greatest engineering challenge.
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Roper Pocket Park

Environment ·

New Sustainability Plan Pushes AU Forward for Next Five Years

The action plan helps prepare for climate change impacts.
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power plant emitting fumes

Environment ·

Earth Day Brings Attention to Climate on World Stage and at AU

On the day of President Joe Biden’s global summit on climate change, the SPA Center for Environmental Policy gathered experts to discuss the costs of reducing greenhouse gas emissions - and the cost of falling short.
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Decarbonization and Net Zero Emissions: The View from Nation-state Analysis

Environment ·

CEP Hosts Third Webinar in Decarbonization Series

Nation-state analysts exchanges views on carbon reduction efforts
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Campus Beautification Day sign on the main quad

On Campus ·

Bringing Campus Back to Life on Earth Day

On Monday, AU kicked off Campus Beautification Day, a university tradition each April around Earth Day.
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Unbreathable: The Fight for Healthy Air

Environment ·

AU Professor’s Film Inspires Environmental Action

Unbreathable is a centerpiece of green film festivals.
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Ober 2015

Environment ·

AU Alumna Advocates for Climate Refugees

Ober found her calling through an SIS course.
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Sustainability at AU

Environment ·

Leading the Charge for a Healthier Planet

AU is the nation's first carbon neutral university.
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