Global Change & Sustainability Center

News, Opportunities & Announcements


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

Measuring urban greenhouse gases via light rail

Logan Mitchell has installed a mobile monitoring system on a TRAX light rail car to measure CO2, CH4 and ozone (O3) MORE

Dearing honored for mammalogy research

Denise Dearing has been recognized for her pioneering research on mammalian herbivores in ecological communities.

GCSC Fellows 2014-15

The GCSC is happy to welcome a new cohort of graduate fellows from seven different colleges. Meet them here.

GCSC Events


September 9, 2014
Tabith Benney, Political Science, "Making Environmental Markets Work:  The Case of Capitalism in the Emerging Economies"


September 23,, 2014
Kelly Bricker, Parks, Recreation & Tourism


October 7, 2013
Mark Lewis, Mathematical Biology, U of Alberta


October 21, 2013
Philip Dennison, Geography


Past Events