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Air & Climate
Food & Dining
Policy & Planning
Fall
2019

Regenerative Grazing NC is a multi-year, student-led project to increase the adoption of regenerative grazing systems in North Carolina. We believe that regenerative grazing is the key to sustainable meat production in a climate-constrained world.

Air & Climate
Campus Engagement
Policy & Planning
Transportation
Fall
2019

Duke’s 2009 Climate Action Plan (CAP) has committed Duke to a carbon-neutral institution by 2024 (Sustainable Duke, 2009). In the 2019 Update, Duke’s CAP focused on internal emission reduction strategies, especially on energy usage and transportation, to make sure Duke University strives to reduce emissions by 78% by 2024 compared to the 2007 baseline (Sustainable Duke, 2019).

Air & Climate
Campus Engagement
Investment & Finance
Policy & Planning
Transportation
Work Culture
Spring
2020

Air travel has been a well-established component of academic and student functions at many universities. However, this does not come without financial and environmental costs. Finding ways to both reduce Duke’s reliance on air travel and the funding of offsets to simultaneously decrease expenses and Duke’s impact on the environment. Our project's goals were:

Campus Engagement
Policy & Planning
Spring
2020

Sustainability careers are a professional pathway for students entering the job market that is not only relatively new but is changing rapidly.

Campus Engagement
Food & Dining
Policy & Planning
Waste
Spring
2020

This project focuses on improving sustainability at the first year convocation picnic and empowering event planners to implement sustainable practices at their events. The team worked to provide sustainable water bottles and locally sourced food for the picnic. Additionally, waste management practices at the event were researched and improved.