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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...

EAF visits Testa Produce!

We visited Testa Produce last week and discovered an amazing array of green practices including solar panels, a wind turbine, rainwater harvesting, a green roofs and so much more. Read more about it as our trip is featured this week on the Chicago Studies Course...

Food Waste: A Rampant Epidemic

When I was in sixth grade, my grade went on a team (class) building retreat at a nature reserve in the suburbs of Baltimore. One of the major themes of the week was reducing “pesolet” – the Hebrew term for food waste. Among the activities that week was a competition,...

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