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Sustainable GW | The George Washington University

Envisioning a future with healthy & thriving resource systems for all What We’re Doing    Put our heads together GW is one of a handful of organizations exploring how an institution can enhance ecosystem services. This is a rich opportunity to bring together the resources on campus, the energy and dedication of our students, the ingenuity of faculty researchers and the expertise of staff to use the platform a university provides for sharing insights and increasing the impact on and off campus. 

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A roadmap towards sustained observing in the Arctic

The Arctic is undergoing rapid change. In order to understand the effects on ecological and socio-economic systems, as well as to implement mitigation and adaptation measures, sustained and holistic observations are vital.

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Growth of large single crystals of n-type SnS from halogen-added Sn flux. Tin monosulfide (SnS) is a promising material used for next generation solar cells because of its nontoxic characteristics,…

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Scientists invent new ‘infinitely recyclable’ plastic

Most plastics degrade when they’re recycled. But scientists have developed a new kind of plastic, called PBTL, that retains its strength no matter how many times it’s broken down and remolded.

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Sustainability | Special Issue : Sustainable “Passive” Strategies to Improve Resilience and Comfort in Urban Areas: The Role of Construction Materials and Citizens Involvement

Urban areas are facing numerous challenges related to changing climate conditions, population growth, and land consumption. Many strategies are being studied to mitigate such challenges: Among them, “passive” ones allow mitigation without consuming additional energy, i.e., by exploiting the intrinsic performance of buildings and urban elements themselves or by involving citizens in adaptation and sustainability actions.