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Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Sustainability Clinic

Helping communities reach sustainability goals

Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

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The Age of Consequences – Screening & Discussion with Producer Sophie Robinson

The Age of Consequences – Screening & Discussion with Producer Sophie Robinson

Join us for a screening of The Age of Consequences, a powerful documentary that investigates the impacts of climate change on increased resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability. Whether a long-term vulnerability or sudden shock, the film unpacks how water and food shortages, drought, extreme weather,…

CEES funding opportunities available for fall 2017

CEES funding opportunities available for fall 2017

The Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability provides funding opportunities for research, scholarship, and working groups related to energy, environment and sustainability as broadly defined. CEES mini grants seek to provide new opportunities for research and scholarly activities at Wake Forest. Though the center was formed with core groups in Renewable Energy Research, Biodiversity and…

Colombia, an Example to World, Balances Conservation and Development

Colombia, an Example to World, Balances Conservation and Development

by Justin Catanoso Colombia, under the leadership of President Juan Santos, has more than doubled its nationally conserved area — from 50.2 million square miles in 2010 to 109.6 million square miles today — an extraordinary achievement for a developing country. In an exclusive interview with Mongabay, Luis Gilberto Murillo, Colombia’s minister of the environment…

Colombian President Honored in Washington, D.C. for Efforts to Protect Biodiversity

Colombian President Honored in Washington, D.C. for Efforts to Protect Biodiversity

by Justin Catanoso Colombian President Juan Santos was honored by the National Geographic Society last week for his prodigious efforts since taking office in 2010 to expand the protection of Colombia’s biodiversity on both land and sea. Gary E. Knell, president and CEO of the National Geographic Society, praised Santos as “one of the foremost…

Keynote and Dialogue with Drawdown Senior Writer, Katharine Wilkinson

Keynote and Dialogue with Drawdown Senior Writer, Katharine Wilkinson

What can you do to slow the pace of climate change? What will it take to mitigate the threats it poses? Join us for a discussion on how innovation, leadership, and positive impact ideas can have a revolutionary effect on our future. Dr. Katharine Wilkinson, senior writer of Drawdown, will lead a conversation on 80…

Engagement

The Center for the Energy, Environment & Sustainability engages with partners across disciplines and industries to further progress in the fields of energy and environment.

Affiliates
Interdisciplinary thinking is vital as we adapt to a changing world and CEES continues to both formally and informally encourage cross-pollination among its affiliates. Browse our list of current CEES affiliates here. CEES affiliates gain access to information on funding, events, CEES developments, and, most importantly, each other. Contact us if you would like more information on becoming a CEES affiliate.

Sustainability Clinic
In addition to working on a global scale, CEES also collaborates with the Winston-Salem community. Browse our past events to learn more about CEES’s community partnerships and read more about our community-based research in biofuels.

CEES members and their students have skill sets applicable to real-world problems. The Sustainability Clinic acts as a bridge between our considerable human capital and those in the local, regional, and international communities who would benefit from our expertise.

Students
Students are an integral part of our work at CEES.  Read more about research opportunities here.

Upcoming Events

Wed 25

Erotic Ecology with Dr. Andreas Weber

October 25 * 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu 26

EEB Lunch: Priscilla Erickson

October 26 * 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon 30

Jack Blackmer – SUS 705 Guest Lecture

October 30 * 6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Nov 01

A Pollution-Free Planet – Webinar

November 1 * 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Nov 01

Age of Consequences Film Screening

November 1 * 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • The Age of Consequences – Screening & Discussion with Producer Sophie Robinson

    Join us for a screening of The Age of Consequences, a powerful documentary that investigates the impacts of climate change on increased resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability. Whether a long-term vulnerability or sudden shock, the film unpacks how water and…

  • CEES funding opportunities available for fall 2017

    The Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability provides funding opportunities for research, scholarship, and working groups related to energy, environment and sustainability as broadly defined. CEES mini grants seek to provide new opportunities for research and scholarly activities at Wake Forest. Though the center was formed with core groups in…

  • Colombia, an Example to World, Balances Conservation and Development

    by Justin Catanoso Colombia, under the leadership of President Juan Santos, has more than doubled its nationally conserved area — from 50.2 million square miles in 2010 to 109.6 million square miles today — an extraordinary achievement for a developing country. In an exclusive interview with Mongabay, Luis Gilberto Murillo,…