Global Change & Sustainability Center

News, Opportunities & Announcements


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.


Sustainability related courses

If you are looking for sustainability-related courses, click over to the Sustainabilty Resource Center for an extensive list of courses.

4000-year-old pattern; insights into climate and weather

Gabe Bowen's study shows the jet stream pattern that brings North American wintertime weather extremes is millennia old.

2013 Annual Report

The GCSC Annual Report for 2013 features exciting faculty and student research, as well as an overview of GCSC events throughout the year. Download PDF.

GCSC Events


August 26, 2014
Stephen Goldsmith, City & Metropolitan Planning, "Making the invisible visible"

Seminar followed by WELCOME RECEPTION, 5-6pm, FASB lobby



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