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Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

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Committees

The Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability consists of four committees designed to advance the mission and vision of the Center. These committees are the Executive Committee, the Research Committee, the Outreach and Engagement Committee, and the Education Committee. All CEES committees are chaired or co-chaired by a CEES board member.  The Executive Committee advises…

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Faculty Affiliates

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CEES Affiliate, Fred Bahnson, Awarded Writing Grant for Book on Contemplative Ecology

CEES Affiliate, Fred Bahnson, Awarded Writing Grant for Book on Contemplative Ecology

Acclaimed author and ecological activist uses the power of stories to reshape responses to the challenges of climate change Originally posted by WFU Divinity | Media Contact: C. Mark Batten | battencm@wfu.edu | 336.758.3959 Fred Bahnson, director of the Food, Health, and Ecological Well-Being Program, was awarded a 2018-19 writing grant from Kalliopeia Foundation. The…

Meiburg Appointed Chair of state’s Environmental Management Commission

Meiburg Appointed Chair of state’s Environmental Management Commission

By Wake Forest University Communications and External Relations Team Stan Meiburg, director of Wake Forest’s graduate programs in sustainability, has assumed chairmanship of North Carolina’s Environmental Management Commission (EMC).  The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality announced Meiburg’s appointment this week. Meiburg’s term will continue until June 30, 2021. “Dr. Meiburg is a proven leader in…

Five Golden Rings … and an Environmental Dilemma

Five Golden Rings … and an Environmental Dilemma

December 18, 2018 by Kim McGrath | mcgratka@wfu.edu  & Alicia Roberts | media@wfu.edu Gold jewelry on your holiday shopping list? Before you buy that special someone a statement piece this season, scientists studying climate change and the fate of the world’s vital rainforests ask you to consider some hidden consequences. The demand for gold is polluting one of the…

As the Climate Changes, So Will the Galápagos

As the Climate Changes, So Will the Galápagos

This morning, a front-page story in the digital New York Times was swimming with interactive imagery of marine species in the Galápagos Islands and expertise from Wake Forest biologist and CEES affiliate, Dr. Dave J. Anderson. Since the 1980’s, Dr. Anderson has studied the Blue-Footed Booby, a seabird that finds its home on these islands and…

COP24: World Nations Gather to Grapple with Looming Climate Disaster

COP24: World Nations Gather to Grapple with Looming Climate Disaster

By Justin Catanoso, CEES Faculty Affiliate and Professor of Journalism at Wake Forest University. Representatives from nearly 200 nations gathered in Katowice, Poland on Sunday for COP24, the annual meeting of the Conference of the Parties, to move forward on climate action. The goal: keep global temperatures from rising less than 2 degrees Celsius (3.6…

Who We Are

The Wake Forest University Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) is an interdisciplinary center that aims to promote critical thinking and effective action across the fields of renewable energy, social influence, environmental policy, enterprise, environmental markets, biodiversity & ecosystem services, and human behavior.

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  • CEES Affiliate, Fred Bahnson, Awarded Writing Grant for Book on Contemplative Ecology

    Acclaimed author and ecological activist uses the power of stories to reshape responses to the challenges of climate change Originally posted by WFU Divinity | Media Contact: C. Mark Batten | battencm@wfu.edu | 336.758.3959 Fred Bahnson, director of the Food, Health, and Ecological Well-Being Program, was awarded a 2018-19 writing…

  • Meiburg Appointed Chair of state’s Environmental Management Commission

    By Wake Forest University Communications and External Relations Team Stan Meiburg, director of Wake Forest’s graduate programs in sustainability, has assumed chairmanship of North Carolina’s Environmental Management Commission (EMC).  The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality announced Meiburg’s appointment this week. Meiburg’s term will continue until June 30, 2021. “Dr. Meiburg…

  • Five Golden Rings … and an Environmental Dilemma

    December 18, 2018 by Kim McGrath | mcgratka@wfu.edu  & Alicia Roberts | media@wfu.edu Gold jewelry on your holiday shopping list? Before you buy that special someone a statement piece this season, scientists studying climate change and the fate of the world’s vital rainforests ask you to consider some hidden consequences. The demand for gold…