Topic: Social equity

Experts for Earth Day: Researchers Offer Environmental Perspectives

April 14, 2011

Earth Day will be celebrated on Friday, April 22. Faculty experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on topics ranging from the building of sustainable communities to plant ecology and environmental policies.

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Facing the climate change challenge

Sept. 24, 2010
Steven Hamburg, chief scientist for the Environmental Defense Fund, was on campus to deliver the Dean Jack Otis Social

Dr. Steven Hamburg, chief scientist for the Environmental Defense Fund, does a lot of traveling. Often when he checks into his hotel room, the lights are already on and the temperature is set at a cool 65 degrees. Is this a welcoming, inviting gesture from the hotel employees? Or is it an example of the climate change challenge?

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