Climate change is already resulting in increases in the number and strength of extreme weather and climate events such as heat waves, droughts and flooding.
News & Events
The 2019 University Sustainability Fund projects have been announced.
Join UMD SGA's Sustainability Committee and SCoop: UMD Sustainability Cooperative for a full week of sustainability during UMD's Earth Week 2020!
Celebrate Earth Day with UMD Adventure and UMD RecWell at their annual Climb & Clean on Monday, 4/22 at 4:00pm.
Join us for a day of energizing discussion as we explore the future role of negative emissions approaches and examine innovative technologies to achieve ZERO emissions and BEYOND.
Join Campus Arborist Richard Jones and Outreach Coordinator Meg Smolinski as we plant trees on campus to increase our biodiversity and our tree canopy!
Join us in the Kibel Gallery on April 15th from 12:00 - 1:30 for an exciting and inspiring conversation on what it means to be resilient and the interconnections between environmental issues and social inequalities.
Join University of Maryland Department of Resident Life and many other UMD sustainability groups for GreenFest next Thursday, April 18 from 4:00-7:00pm at the Denton Community Quad.
The University of Maryland held its annual Bike Week from March 30 to April 6. This event has existed since 2011 and promotes healthy, environmentally-friendly modes of transportation.
Join UMD for this year's Social Justice Day, which includes a variety of free events.
The Recycling and Solid Waste Unit of Facilities Management will be placing triple-sort waste stations on McKeldin Mall during Maryland Day 2019.
Akua Asa-Awuku, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, strives to understand the molecular components of the atmosphere that exist at the ultrasmall nanoscale, where one nanometer is one-billionth of a meter.