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Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Master of Arts in Sustainability

Education for Sustainability

Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Graduate Certificate

Enhance your sustainability knowledge

Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Undergraduate

Undergraduate education for sustainability

Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Magnolias Curriculum Workshop

Developing a community of scholars

Carbon to Burn: UK Net-Zero Emissions Pledge Undermined by Biomass Energy

Carbon to Burn: UK Net-Zero Emissions Pledge Undermined by Biomass Energy

By: Justin Catanoso, CEES affiliate and professor of journalism The United Kingdom and the European Union are setting goals to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. But that declaration is deeply flawed, analysts say, due to a long-standing United Nations carbon accounting loophole that turns a blind eye toward the conversion of coal burning power…

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…

U.S. Subnationals Shoulder Climate Role in Bonn, Trump Sidelined

U.S. Subnationals Shoulder Climate Role in Bonn, Trump Sidelined

by Justin Catanoso The United States government under Donald Trump now stands alone, a rogue nation. Aligned against it at COP23 in Bonn, Germany, is every other nation in the world – all committed to meeting national emissions goals set in Paris in 2015. Completely bypassing Trump and the federal government at COP23 is the…

WFU Represented at Fifth Annual RayDay

WFU Represented at Fifth Annual RayDay

This year, the fifth annual RayDay brought people together, encouraged conversations and connections, and continued to spread the word about sustainability in honor of the life and legacy of Ray C. Anderson. Anderson, chairman and CEO of Interface, a carpet tile manufacturer, had his environmental epiphany in 1994 after reading “The Ecology of Commerce” by…

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,…

Education

The Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability (CEES) is proud to play a role in Wake Forest’s mission to educate the next generation of leaders.

In conjunction with the Office of Sustainability, we host a curriculum workshop for faculty interested in integrating sustainability into their classrooms, we support the efforts of the Environmental Program for undergraduate students, and we offer our own Master of Arts in Sustainability and a Graduate Certificate in Sustainability.

Upcoming Events

  • Carbon to Burn: UK Net-Zero Emissions Pledge Undermined by Biomass Energy

    By: Justin Catanoso, CEES affiliate and professor of journalism The United Kingdom and the European Union are setting goals to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. But that declaration is deeply flawed, analysts say, due to a long-standing United Nations carbon accounting loophole that turns a blind eye toward the…

  • 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…

  • U.S. Subnationals Shoulder Climate Role in Bonn, Trump Sidelined

    by Justin Catanoso The United States government under Donald Trump now stands alone, a rogue nation. Aligned against it at COP23 in Bonn, Germany, is every other nation in the world – all committed to meeting national emissions goals set in Paris in 2015. Completely bypassing Trump and the federal…