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New Spring 2023 Course: “Achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Global Goals, Local Actions”

The Office of Global Affairs and Population Health Initiative are partnering to offer a one credit General Studies course that will introduce students to the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals, research at the University of Washington aligned with those goals, and the role the goals play in improving population health, societies, and the environment, both locally and globally.

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Now Hiring: Community Partnerships Lead

Are you an empathetic problem-solver looking to bridge gaps in a world where people and our planet thrive? Are you passionate about environmental issues? Are you committed to centering equity and justice in your work? Apply today to be EarthLab’s first-ever Community Partnerships Lead!

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Now Hiring: Grants and Financial Manager

Are you passionate about environmental issues? Are you looking for a career that utilizes your grants/financial/budgets experience in service of a world where people and our planet thrive? Are you committed to centering equity and justice in your work? Apply today to be EarthLab’s next grants & financial manager!
Who we are:
EarthLab is an institute that is reimagining how academia can respond to the climate crisis. 

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Fighting ocean acidification, one oyster at a time

Worldwide, the ocean plays an invaluable service to the planet by absorbing nearly 30% of the carbon dioxide produced by human activity. Yet this also drives a series of reactions that change seawater chemistry, and as a result the oceans are becoming more acidified, which poses a suite of problems to some marine organisms.

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Sparking Climate Connections: UW Lightning Talks on Climate Change recordings are now available!

Watch the videos now! In Fall Quarter of 2022, we sent out a call to gather UW faculty and researchers whose work was in some way related to climate change. We invited faculty and researchers to submit a one-minute video recording – a lightning talk – summarizing their work. This call was amplified by the event’s 18 co-sponsors. We received a total of 105 lightning talks covering 16 different themes representing over 55 departments across the UW tri-campus. 

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