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Welcome to OSU's sustainability website!
Interested in joining clubs and organizations with a focus on sustainability but don’t know where to find them? Overwhelmed by how much OSU has to offer? Check out our new sustainability clubs & orgs page for a comprehensive list of groups that are working towards creating a more sustainable community here at Oregon State University! #SustainableBeavs
The Sustainability Office is HIRING a part-time student employee to work with campus stakeholders to support policies and actions that reduce OSU’s carbon footprint. Anyone with experience advocating for tangible changes, a desire to work through campus processes at the highest level, and a commitment to making OSU a more sustainable community is encouraged to apply!
More info and how to apply: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/85201
11,000 scientists from 153 countries have officially declared a climate emergency. This global coalition of scientists led by William J. Ripple and Christopher Wolf of Oregon State University says “untold human suffering” is unavoidable without deep and lasting shifts in human activities that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and other factors related to climate change. The scientists have identified six areas in which humanity should take immediate steps to slow down the effects of our warming planet.
Read more here: https://tinyurl.com/rnmxcao
You’ve heard of our Green Office Certification but did you know we just started a Green Greek Certification and our Green Lab Certification is coming soon?
Work in teams to fill out the survey for your Sorority, Fraternity, or Laboratory and help us fulfill that commitment for a more sustainable beaver community!
Questions? Contact: email@example.com
In February, 2019, OSU received its eighth Gold designation in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System, making it one of a small handful of colleges and universities to reach that milestone, and use STARS each year. STARS provides a complete set of sustainability assessment data for university curriculum, research, operations and outreach.
As shown in "World Scientists' Warning of a Climate Emergency", scientists have a moral obligation to clearly warn humanity of any catastrophic threat and to “tell it like it is.” On the basis of this obligation and the graphical indicators presented, they have declared, with more than 11,000 scientist signatories from around the world, clearly and unequivocally that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency.
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Congratulations to the Oregon State University Honors College on earning the silver-level Green Office Certification! We were first reached out to by a dedicated Honors College student employee who had heard about the Green Office Certification and wanted to know how he could complete it. In partnership with one of the Honors College Graduate Teaching […]
Congratulations to the Oregon State University Center for Teaching and Learning on earning the bronze-level Green Office Certification! Thank you to the dedicated employees of the CTL that contributed to gathering and inputting data for the survey. We are thrilled to see their interest in greening their office space! Some highlights from their results include: […]
The post The Center for Teaching and Learning Earns Bronze! appeared first on Ecologue.
Researchers have identified six specific actions that large transnational corporations could take to steer environmental stewardship actions in the right direction. Combined with effective public policies and improved government regulations, these actions have the potential to make waves around the world. James Watson, a co-author of the new paper and an assistant professor of sustainability […]
The post Large Transnational Corporations Play Critical Role in Global Natural Resource Management appeared first on Ecologue.
The OSUsed Store is operated by OSU Surplus Property and sells surplus materials from campus and local government agencies. This provides another life for reusable goods, low prices on merchandise, and funds back to OSU! Store merchandise includes used furniture (desks, file cabinets, tables, chairs, bookcases, etc.), computers and computer accessories, office supplies, bicycles, household […]