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Hey Waldo, can we go thrift shopping?

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter January 26, 2023

Weber State University’s Energy and Sustainability Office is hosting a swap meet on Jan. 25 and 26. WSU’s students, faculty and community have been able to participate by donating or receiving items...

One building on campus has a roof that is nearly covered with solar panels. Photo credit: Summer Muster

Shining a light on solar power

Simon Mortensen April 18, 2022

Secretary General of the United Nations António Guterres has said the world needs to be carbon-neutral by 2050, and it's sources like rooftop solar that will play a part in reaching that goal, while...

Students can choose from a variety of subjects in sustainability for their posters. Photo credit: Weber State University

Calling all sustainability artists

Connor Hopson February 7, 2022

Weber State University’s Sustainability Practices and Research Center is organizing a poster contest for students to express their academic pursuits and achievements centralized on sustainability....

The Intermountain Sustainability Summit was held Feb. 28 - March 2 at several Ogden locations. Photo credit: Flickr

The Intermountain Sustainability Summit is here

Brittany Fuhs March 13, 2018

The Intermountain Sustainability Summit is a three-day annual event that is held at Weber State University. The Summit is geared towards students, sustainability practitioners and the general public with...

Professor of Geography Dr. Daniel Bedford, left, speaking as part of the panel on The Role of Education in a Post-Fact World, hosted by the Honors Program. (The Signpost Archives)

Climate change: our history and future

Brittany Fuhs February 16, 2018

Dan Bedford, Weber State University geography professor and co-author of “Climate Change: Examining the Facts," detailed the 160-year history of climate change on Feb. 12 as part of the Weber Historical...

Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson speaking at the Intermountain Sustainability Summit at Weber State University on Friday, March 17. (Signpost Archives)

Weber State’s steps toward a green future

J. Michael Bailey October 13, 2017

Though scientific studies and immense catalogs of data have been collected to support claims acknowledging climate change as a real and pressing danger to our environment, the validity of climate change...

Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson spoke at the Intermountain Sustainability Summit at Weber State University on Friday, March 17. (Dalton Flandro/ The Signpost)

Former Irish president talks human rights implications of climate change

Ashton Corsetti March 19, 2017

The first female president of Ireland, Mary Robinson, spoke about the dangers of global climate change and gender inequality during the eighth Annual Intermountain Sustainability Summit on March 17. Robinson...

Estudiante es reconocida por levantar conciencia sobre sostenibilidad

March 19, 2015

Tomar todo un experimento de ciencia y acomodarlo en un cartel de cuatro por tres pies parece una tarea desalentadora. La estudiante del último año de la Universidad Estatal de Weber con una licenciatura...

Student recognized for raising sustainability awareness

March 17, 2015

Taking an entire science experiment and squeezing it into a four by three foot poster seems like a daunting task. Weber State senior and geography major Alexa Pierce did just that for the sixth annual...

Sustainability Summit ends with success

March 15, 2015

Bringing people together to find solutions; this was the goal of the Intermountain Sustainability Summit at Weber State, according to summit coordinator and general sustainability coordinator Emily Mead. Hosted...

Intermountain Sustainability Summit turns WSU campus green

March 5, 2015

Turning the entire third floor of the Shepherd Union "green," the Intermountain Sustainability Summit kicked off its first day on Thursday with the campaign of sustainability at the heart of nearly every...

Sixth annual Sustainability Summit to come to Weber State

March 1, 2015

Sustainable food, renewable energy and air quality—these are just a few of the things the Intermountain Sustainability Summit will address this week in the WSU Shepherd Union. The sixth annual Summit...

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