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Writing Resistance: Sustainable Spiritualities in the Anthropocene with Terry Tempest Williams

Writing Resistance: Sustainable Spiritualities in the Anthropocene with Terry Tempest Williams

From February 6-9, Terry Tempest Williams will visit Wake Forest University. Williams is a well-known writer, naturalist, and advocate for wild places. Throughout her life, Williams has published books of numerous genres, including poetry, nonfiction, documentary, essay collections, as well as children’s books. On top of this, Williams was a Guggenheim Fellow, and has won a…

CEES to host Environmental Policy under the Trump Administration Event

CEES to host Environmental Policy under the Trump Administration Event

Starting in January 2017, Republicans will control the White House and both branches of Congress, which suggests a vastly different outlook for the United States on issues related to the environment, climate change, and energy. The Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability has gathered environmental, political, and academic experts to speak on how U.S. environmental…

Wake Forest journalism professor covers his third consecutive UN Climate Summit

Wake Forest journalism professor covers his third consecutive UN Climate Summit

Wake Forest University Professor Justin Catanoso attended the United Nations conference on climate change in Marrakesh, Morocco, with the goal of continuing news coverage of climate change, with a particular focus on its impact on tropical forests. Catanoso is a journalism professor, a veteran journalist supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and a…

Trump vows Paris Agreement pull out; world unites behind green economy

Trump vows Paris Agreement pull out; world unites behind green economy

by Justin Catanoso Climate delegates and NGOs meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco, responded to threats this week by Donald Trump to quickly renege on the US commitment to uphold the Paris Climate Agreement. While the US under Pres. Obama led the way to the accord, COP22 summit attendees say that China is now likely to fill…

CEES Awards 2016 Fall Mini Grant

CEES Awards 2016 Fall Mini Grant

The Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability has awarded five mini grants to recipients dedicated to providing new research and scholarly activities at Wake Forest University. The CEES Research Committee, chaired by Robert Erhardt, assistant professor of statistics, selected grant recipients based on the proposed project’s merit, and its dedication to the mission of building…

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  • Writing Resistance: Sustainable Spiritualities in the Anthropocene with Terry Tempest Williams

    From February 6-9, Terry Tempest Williams will visit Wake Forest University. Williams is a well-known writer, naturalist, and advocate for wild places. Throughout her life, Williams has published books of numerous genres, including poetry, nonfiction, documentary, essay collections, as well as children’s books. On top of this, Williams was a Guggenheim…

  • CEES to host Environmental Policy under the Trump Administration Event

    Starting in January 2017, Republicans will control the White House and both branches of Congress, which suggests a vastly different outlook for the United States on issues related to the environment, climate change, and energy. The Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability has gathered environmental, political, and academic experts to…

  • Wake Forest journalism professor covers his third consecutive UN Climate Summit

    Wake Forest University Professor Justin Catanoso attended the United Nations conference on climate change in Marrakesh, Morocco, with the goal of continuing news coverage of climate change, with a particular focus on its impact on tropical forests. Catanoso is a journalism professor, a veteran journalist supported by the Pulitzer Center…