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Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

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The Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) at Wake Forest University serves as a catalyst, linking Wake Forest with the global community, to advance research and education in energy, environment, and sustainability.

We work on some of the most defining issues of our time and we invite you to join us in finding solutions to these challenges.

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    • Catanoso reports on Pope’s encyclical from Latin America

      Journalism program director, and CEES board member, Justin Catanoso is spending two weeks in Latin America on assignment from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to assess the potential impact of Pope Francis’ new encyclical on climate change in the Catholic leader’s home region. Justin Catanoso, left, with Enrique Ortiz of…

    • Climate change policy in NC

      On talk shows and political fronts across the United States, the battle to be right about climate change — and possibly save Earth — is playing out. The panel discussion at Wake Forest on April 24 became a microcosm of that battle as the panelists disagreed about climate change policy…

    • Celebration of the inaugural Masters in Sustainability class

      On May 7th, the inaugural class of Wake Forest Masters in Sustainability (MASus) graduate students and the program faculty celebrated their time together, and the tremendous amount of work it took to reach graduation, with an end-of-year reception. Two students were acknowledged as having particularly high impact on the program,…

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