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Beyond Politics: Private industry needs to step up on climate change

Dec. 5, 2017—Two Vanderbilt experts say evidence shows that progress can continue to be made on environmental issues regardless of what the government is doing.

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Expert: Private industry, better messaging can help overcome damage from Paris withdrawal

Jun. 2, 2017—Vanderbilt University law and earth science professors contend initiatives that reduce carbon emissions from corporations and households can fill some of the gap.

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Gilligan, Vandenbergh win Morrison Prize for climate change article

Feb. 9, 2017—Two Vanderbilt professors have won the $10,000 Morrison Prize for their article on sustainability.

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Pope’s call for ecological action focus of cross-disciplinary talks

Jan. 12, 2016—Environmental experts from a variety of fields will come together at Vanderbilt Divinity School for three public events this spring to discuss and respond to Pope Francis' letter on climate change.

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Paris Climate Agreement subject of public lecture, roundtable at Vanderbilt Wednesday, Jan. 13

Jan. 8, 2016—The Paris Climate Agreement is the subject of a lecture by a Columbia University law professor and a roundtable discussion to be introduced by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos. Both events will be held at Vanderbilt Law School Jan. 13.

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Inaugural Commons Unplugged week to feature green forum, green fair

Feb. 11, 2015—The first-ever Commons Unplugged environmental awareness week, scheduled for Feb. 15–21, will celebrate sustainability and natural resource and energy conservation through a variety of events targeting Vanderbilt’s first-year student population.

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Eleven faculty honored with endowed chairs

May. 7, 2014—Eleven Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration April 30 at the Student Life Center.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and students’ awards and achievements

Apr. 16, 2014—Read about faculty, staff and students' awards and achievements.

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Use water at ‘comfortable’ temperature to wash hands and fight global warming

Dec. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University researchers say to take down the water temperature a degree or two when washing your hands to help battle global warming.

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VUCast: Lifting lives with song

Apr. 15, 2011—Lifting lives with song! See how Vanderbilt was spotlighted at the ACM Awards. Plus, a new label to put consumers in the “green,” and are menthol cigarettes more dangerous than regular smokes? It’s all in this week’s VUCast newscast.

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Carbon labeling: putting the power in consumer’s hands

Mar. 29, 2011—A private carbon labeling system could help make a dent in greenhouse gas emissions by leveraging consumer purchasing power.

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Video: “Is Global Warming on the Back Burner? Prospects for Change”

Dec. 9, 2010—Watch video of Mike Vandenbergh, professor of law and director, Climate Change Research Network; Michael Bess, Chancellor’s Professor of History; and Beth Conklin, associate professor of anthropology, speaking at the Dec. 8, 2010, Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box. The financial crisis and difficult economic times have shifted the cultural spotlight away from global warming and climate change. Can...

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