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Zero Waste Athletics

Please join the students of the Practicum in Environmental Management course for a presentation of their research on campus waste management related to athletics events. The students will make preliminary recommendations for the Zero-Waste Athletics event to be held...

Professor Sabina Shaikh on WPKN Radio: Living the Green Life

EAF Director Sabina Shaikh speaks about the intersection of sports and economics with WPKN Radio hosts Lindsay Tolland and Sarah Jane Compton. What are major sports organizations doing to increase their sustainability efforts? How can individuals interested in sports...

Green Champs – The Great Lakes World Series

By Andrea Clinton October means a lot of things – apple picking, cooler weather, and perhaps most importantly, the World Series. With two Great Lakes cities in the spotlight, I thought it would be interesting to see how they compare when it comes to sustainability –...

Why are Green Sports Important?

By: Claire Costelloe My earliest memories of athletics are sitting outside with my dad on Saturday afternoons, listening to the Chicago Cubs play (and usually lose) on his 1981 AM/FM radio. Flash-forward 15 years, one failed attempt to play tennis, and several hundred...

White House Features EAF in New Climate Change Fact Sheet

We are very proud to announce that the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has featured EAF on its new Fact Sheet, highlighting federal and non-federal actions in tackling climate change through sports. Keep an eye out for more updates about our...

EAF teams up with Alliance for the Great Lakes

#MyBeachisYourBeach “The Lake front by right belongs to the people… Not a foot of its shores should be appropriated by individuals to the exclusion of the people.” The Plan of Chicago, 1909 In a city of over 2.7 million inhabitants, Chicago beaches offer a glimpse...

Final Project Cafes Report and Presentation now available!

In 2015/16, EAF partnered with the Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition, the UChicago Office of Sustainability and Center for Leadership and Involvement to assess the environmental sustainability of Cobb, Ex Libris, Hallowed Grounds and Harper cafes. View the final...

Calumet Quarter 2016 Research Symposium

Classics Building - Room 110 | 1010 E 59th St Join us for a showcase of student research projects from this year's Calumet Quarter! Students in the Program on the Global Environment’s Calumet Quarter are part of an innovative example of cooperative conservation which...

Environmental Studies Thesis Poster Session and Reception

Ida Noyes Hall - Library | 1212 E 59th St The Environmental Studies graduating class presents their BA research at our annual Thesis Poster Session and Reception. Join us any time between 4:30 and 6:30 PM to meet our students and discuss their thesis research. All PGE...

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