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Sustainability October 14, 2019
'Funky' fundraiser highlights HSI's partnership with Co-op Dayton

Co-op Dayton brands itself as the non-profit incubator for worker- and community-owned cooperative businesses that build a more resilient, inclusive economy in Dayton. The group, which supports the Gem City Market, is a community partner of the Hanley Sustainability Institute and other sustainability efforts at the University of Dayton.

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Sustainability October 08, 2019
Brecha: Coal a key 'knob' to turn off to slow carbon dioxide emissions

There is still a disconnect among what climate science tells us will be the likely consequences and impacts of continued rapid climate change, the willingness of policymakers to truly take projections seriously and the internalization of citizens in wealthy countries to realize that within a generation our energy system and many other consumption patterns will change.

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Sustainability October 04, 2019
Panel to discuss 'Breaking Down Silos' regarding climate change

University of Dayton faculty from several disciplines will discuss “Breaking Down Silos” during Global Climate Change Week. The event, which is open to the public and the University community, is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, in the Sears Recital Hall inside the Jesse Philips Humanities Center.

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Sustainability September 30, 2019
UD graduate, expert in the field to speak during Sustainability Week
Just a few years before he became the CEO and co-founder of The Greenlink Group Inc., Matt Cox was a student finding sustainability solutions at the University of Dayton. In October, he’ll return to give the keynote address during Sustainability Week and have an open house with faculty and staff.
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Sustainability September 25, 2019
Melink VP to speak to students about UD's solar arrays

University of Dayton students can learn about solar panels on campus from the vice president and general manager of the company that installed them. Seth Parker from Melink Solar & Geothermal will give a presentation on the arrays installed on the roof of Fitz Hall, in front of Curran Place and at Adele Center, according to Eric Lang, a senior research scientist at the University of Dayton Research Institute.

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Sustainability September 23, 2019
Students call for personal action during climate strike

Organizers of the on-campus event to observe the Global Climate Strike Sept. 20 wanted their chants and written messages to turn into personal and transformative action. “We aren’t just here holding up signs. We aren’t here just telling stories,” said organizer Jared Marsh, who is pursuing a bachelor's degree in human rights studies. “We’re here to start taking pledges, commitments, start making the change.”

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Sustainability September 17, 2019
Sustainability at UD: A major opportunity

Emily Skill graduated in 2017 from the University of Dayton with a bachelor’s degree in geology and a minor in sustainability, energy and the environment. She heard then that a major in sustainability may be in the works. This fall, it’s happening.

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Sustainability September 16, 2019
Climate Action for Peace event, free concert Thursday

University of Dayton students, staff, faculty and others are invited to a PEACE DAYton panel and dialogue Thursday in the Kennedy Union ballroom. The 2019 UN International Day of Peace theme is Climate Action for Peace. Panelists, videos and resource sheets will highlight initiatives at UD, in the greater Dayton area and globally that are taking actions towards nonviolence and sustainability.

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Sustainability September 13, 2019
HSI Director: Aluminum cup concept 'very attractive'

One United States business says it has an eco-friendly alternative to the red plastic cup that is “infinitely recyclable and economically valuable.” Ball Corporation recently rolled out aluminum cups at University of Colorado-Boulder sports events. The Colorado-based company says aluminum cans have a global recycling rate of 69 percent, making them the world’s most recycled beverage container.

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Sustainability September 09, 2019
5 years in, sustainability institute has surpassed Hanleys' hopes

For George Hanley ’77 and Amanda Hanley, the return on their investment in sustainability at the University of Dayton has been worth every penny. Thursday, Sept. 19, marks the fifth anniversary since their $12.5 million gift formed the Hanley Sustainability Institute and refueled ongoing sustainability initiatives and academic programs.

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