CEES evaluates the Dan River coal ash spill
Dan River coal ash spill 3D imagery
WFU SUAS lab enables unprecedented access to seabird colonies
New study implicates selenium in fish deaths and deformities
English students explore sustainability through place values
New Master's program to train the next generation of sustainability leaders
The Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) at Wake Forest University is a catalyst for engaging the Wake Forest community and linking it with the global community to create more sustainable human and natural systems.
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John Knox, Wake Forest professor of International Law, advances the ideals of Pro Humanitate on a global scale. An internationally recognized expert on human rights and environmental law, he is currently serving as the first United Nations Independent Expert on … Continue reading
Elizabeth Barron (’93), Lecturer in French In the interest of sounding a little less unbearably flippant, I did change the official title of this February 2014 WFU conference to “Viticulture and the Environment,” but in my head and heart it … Continue reading
Timo Thonhauser, assistant professor of physics, CEES faculty affiliate, and recent recipient of both the National Science Foundation’s Career Award and the Wake Forest Award for Excellence in Research, was drawn to science for many of the same reasons as … Continue reading
On February 2nd, 2014, the third largest coal ash spill in the history of the United States occurred right here in our back yard. The spill at the Dan River Steam Plant released tens of millions of gallons of coal … Continue reading
By Andrew Wilcox, CEES Fellow Charcoal isn’t just for grilling anymore. Biochar, a specific kind of charcoal produced efficiently from sustainably sourced feedstocks, such as agricultural residues, bamboo, and timber waste, holds great promise in boosting agricultural yields, cleaning up … Continue reading