Topic: Sustainability

Researchers Receive $15 Million for Biofuel Crop Study

Oct. 20, 2015

A researcher at The University of Texas at Austin will receive two grants totaling $15 million to study a native prairie grass, including how it can become a sustainable source of bioenergy amid global climate change. 

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Landscape Rating System Publicly Available

June 10, 2015

Today, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) announced its acquisition of the SITES rating system developed through a collaborative, interdisciplinary effort of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), and the United States Botanic Garden.

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Love Coffee? Make Sure Your Brew is Sustainable

March 31, 2015
Love Coffee? Make Sure Your Brew is Sustainable

Before you brew that next pot of coffee, see why one UT professor says you should make sure it's shade-grown.

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Tower Darkens March 28 for Earth Hour 2015

March 27, 2015
Tower lighting is delayed for Earth Day

The Tower will go dark Saturday evening to show the university's support for Earth Hour 2015, a global event demonstrating commitment to energy conservation.

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Sustainable Landscape Rating System Available for Worldwide Use

June 24, 2014

The most comprehensive system for developing sustainable landscapes, the SITES v2 Rating System, has been released by the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) program for use by landscape architects, designers, engineers, architects, developers, policymakers and others who work in land design and development.

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