climate change

Converting my commute

Leaving the car at home for a more enjoyable commute.


Australia on fire: What are the impacts?

The wildfires in Australia are among the most severe in history.


Taking action to improve air quality

“The Utah Roadmap” outlines a Utah approach to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.


We’ll start with thermostats

Students participating in an Honors College Praxis Lab set out to impact climate change—starting with thermostats.


Water towers at risk as glaciers recede

Research provides new insight on mountain glacier-derived water resource systems, impacting up to 1.9 billion people globally.


Is climate change good for plants?

Could the rising levels of carbon dioxide actually be good for plants?


Changing behavior to improve the air

How can your individual decisions impact air quality?


Humans of the U: Piper Christian

“While I’m daunted by the future of our planet, it is the stories of my fellow climate activists that help me persist.”


What inspires environmental action?

Utahns, regardless of their age or political party, are becoming more willing to take environmental action when they know one key element: the positive economic benefits of change.


Confronting climate change

As a tier-one research institution with a world-class health center, the U is uniquely positioned to develop new approaches to addressing climate change.