2018 WI Energy and Sustainability Challenge Winners

2018 WI Energy and Sustainability Challenge

Winners of the $5,000 Global Stewards Sustainability Prize were Aaron Olson and Mehrdad Arjmand of “NovoMoto”. Winning second place and $1,000 were Kevin Barnett and Merve Ozen of “Pyran”.

Brazilian road and forest

Gibbs Paper Published in Nature Climate Change

“The role of supply of supply-chain initiatives in reducing deforestation”

Patz TEDxOshkosh

Jonathan Patz Delivers TEDx Oshkosh Talk

"Climate Change is Affecting Our Health. Is There a Cure?"

(GFSAD30) project Image of US

Satellite Data Identifies Feed, Food, Fiber Cropland

NASA Global Food Security-Support Analysis Data (GFSAD30) project creates database of landscape information and identifies growing feed, food, fiber, permanent orchards, distinct from grassland. Mutlu Ozdogan, Co-PI.

Latest News

March 08, 2018
UW–Madison Entrepreneurs Win 2018 Energy and Sustainability Challenge
Aaron Olson and Mehrdad Arjmand of "NovoMoto” won the $5,000 Global Stewards Sustainability first place prize and Kevin Barnett and Merve Ozen of "Pyran” placed second for $1,000.
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February 15, 2018
Holloway Receives Award for Mentoring Undergraduates in Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities
The award consists of a certificate, recognition at the Friends and Family reception, and $2,000 of university expendable funds for professional activities.


Latest Publications

2018 · Nature Climate Change
The role of supply-chain initiatives in reducing deforestation
AUTHOR(S): Lambin, E.F., H.K. Gibbs, R. Heilmayr, K.M. Carlson, L.C. Fleck, R.D. Garrett, Y. le Polain de Waroux, C.L. McDermott, D. McLaughlin, P. Newton, C. Nolte, P. Pacheco, L.L. Rausch, C. Streck, T. Thorlakson, and N.F. Walker

2017 · Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS)
Effect of oil palm sustainability certification on deforestation and fire in Indonesia
AUTHOR(S): Carlson, K.M, R. Heilmayr, H.K. Gibbs, P. Noojipady, D. N. Burns, D. C. Morton, N. F. Walker, G. D. Paoli, and C. Kremen

2017 · Conservation Letters
Avoided Deforestation Linked to Environmental Registration of Properties in the Brazilian Amazon
AUTHOR(S): Alix-Garcia, J.,L. Rausch, J. L'Roe, H.K. Gibbs, J. Munger