The Vermont Cynic

Letter from Sullivan reinforces university commitment to sustainabilty

Lindsay Freed, Staff Writer

June 13, 2017

UVM President Tom Sullivan sent an email to the UVM community reconfirming the University’s commitment to environmental sustainability June 6. The email was sent in response to President Donald Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord June 1, according to the email. The accord, wh...

Clean Energy Fund to get financial facelift

December 1, 2016

The Clean Energy Fund is being restructured to have students more involved in choosing what projects the money goes toward. The CEF is funded by a $10 contribution included in the cost of tuition. It started in 2008 and is meant to help reduce UVM’s own greenhouse gas emissions, as well as educ...

Energy fund focuses on student input

October 21, 2015

The Clean Energy Fund is seeking more student input.The CEF “really wants student opinion” on where funds should be going, Office of Sustainability outreach intern Roison Low said.The CEF was created in 2008 in response to student desire for UVM to run more efficiently and on renewable energy. The fund takes in about $225,000 a year, ac...

App developed to help gather bike path data

April 8, 2015

A new app  might soon help find the best way to get around without a car.The app is called UVM Path Project and was released with the goal of gathering data on the routes that the UVM community uses to get to, from and around campus without vehicles, according to the app’s website. The idea for t...

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