Category: Sustainability Committee Projects

Declaration of Climate Emergency

Declaration of Climate Emergency Hello Cyclones! I am so excited to announce that this week the Student Government Senate and Sustainability Committee passed a Declaration of Climate Emergency.  The past four presidential administrations have recognized climate change as a threat to national security and it is important that the state of Iowa also acknowledges this. Both … Continue reading Declaration of Climate Emergency

Sci Nite – March 27th

Sci Nite – March 27th On behalf of the Student Government Sustainability Committee, we are currently planning an event called SciNite and are looking for presenters and performers. We are contacting you because we thought your interests in sustainability best align with performing at SciNite. SciNite is a three-hour event hosted by the student government … Continue reading Sci Nite – March 27th

Carbon Removal Forum

Carbon Removal Forum The Carbon Removal Forum is a campus-wide event to harness knowledge and capacity toward developing an Iowa State University program in agriculturally-based carbon removal that could contribute toward mitigating climate change. Questions? For any questions about the event please contact Director of Sustainability: iswilde@iastate.edu

Climate Commitment Plan

Climate Commitment Plan – Sustainability Committee This was a collaboration with the Climate Reality Campus Corps to create a resolution urging university administration to transition to 100% renewable sourced electricity by 2035. The bill was written by two senators, a representative from Climate Reality, and a member of the sustainability committee. It passed with a unanimous … Continue reading Climate Commitment Plan

Sustainable Dining Practices

Sustainable Dining Practices – Sustainability Committee The committee passed a resolution encouraging ISU Dining to reduce the use of plastic bags, straws, etc and encourage sustainable purchasing in their cafes and convenience stores. The committee came up with ideas for slogans for signs to post by soda machines, registers, etc to get people to think … Continue reading Sustainable Dining Practices

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