Global Change & Sustainability Center

News, Opportunities & Announcements


Congratulations to:

Ken Golden, who joins Sir Edmund Hillary, Neil Armstrong, and Chuck Yeager as a Fellow of the Explorers Club.

Diane Pataki, who has been accepted to the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment Leopold Leadership Program for 2015-2016.

Funding for air quality research

The Utah Division of Air Quality has announced funding for research proposals by John Lin and John Horel. The Divison selected projects that complement the agency’s long-term planning objectives for addressing the causes of air quality problems in Utah. Read more

View distributions of air pollutants in SLC

A pilot project by Logan Mitchell, John Lin,, uses mobile sample collection via TRAX and shows the spatial and temporal distributions of CO2, methane, and ozone in Salt Lake City. Read more

Students launch SmartCommUte

SmartCommUte is a student-initiated, multi-faceted education and outreach project that highlights the benefits of “smart” commuting, with the goal of changing the University community’s commuting behaviors in a way that will lower emissions and help the University meet its sustainability goals.

Undergraduate STEM training

The GCSC and the Center for Science and Math Education welcome our first cohort of U-S2TEM (Undergraduate Sustainability Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) scholars. Read more

GCSC Events


November 13, 2014
Daniel Mendoza, Atmospheric Sciences "Highly-resolved Modeling of Emissions and Concentrations of Carbon Dioxide and Criteria Pollutants in Salt Lake City, Utah"
3:40 pm, INSCC 110


November 18, 2014
Michelle Baker, iUTAH, "Lost in translation: adventures in applied ecosystem ecology and combat science"
4:00 pm, 295 FASB


December 2, 2014
Kevin Gurney, Arizona State University, "Revisiting anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions: how new science can enable reductions from the building to the globe"
4:00 pm, 295 FASB

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