Research

Research
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UNH research furthers sustainability science, scholarship, and creativity. It also facilitates critical conversations and collaborations at the boundaries of disciplines. We address issues of local and global concern, such as food system sustainability, water stewardship, ecosystem services, and integrated climate change adaptation and mitigation.

Sustainability Tools


SIMAP is a simple, comprehensive, and affordable online tool for measuring, calculating, and reporting their carbon and nitrogen footprints.
SIMAP 

UNH is a leader in conducting climate change research.
Climate change research

GHG Reporting FAQs contain general greenhouse gas (ghg) inventory questions.
GHG Reporting FAQs

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Sustainability Fellows


Summer Sustainability Fellowships pair exceptional students from across the U.S. with partners in New England to work on transformative sustainability initiatives. Learn how past fellows put research into practice to create sustainable communities. 

Learn more about the Fellows Program

 

  • Anu Makinde
    2020 Sustainability Fellow - Energy Efficiency and New American Communities |  Burlington Electric Department / Vermont Gas Systems
    Anu Makinde has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a minor in Peace, Justice, and Ecology from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Working in her school’s sustainability department has taught her the importance of community engagement and inclusion regarding sustainability education as she met with campus groups to encourage sustainable practices. Growing up in a New American family taught…
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  • Alexandra Duprey
    2020 Sustainability Fellow - Building Coastal Flood Resilience in a Small Municipality | Town of Kittery, ME
    Alexandra Duprey completed her Fellowship while pursuing a dual degree M.A. in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, and Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Alexandra worked with the Town of Kittery to compile best practices for coastal flood resilience and map vulnerable neighborhoods. She holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies with a minor in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida…
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  • Ariella Sela
    2020 Sustainability Fellow - Climate and Impact Risk Analysis for Agricultural Businesses | Root Capital
    Ariella Sela is currently pursuing her MS/MPH in Agriculture, Food, and Environment at the Friedman School of Nutrition and Policy at Tufts University. Before Friedman, she held various roles within corporate sustainability, most recently consulting for Fortune 500 companies across the food value chain, from animal processors and consumer packaged goods companies to big box retailers and…
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  • Mary Potts
    2020 Sustainability Fellow - Municipal Carbon and Nitrogen Footprint Analyses | Town of Durham, NH
    Mary Potts worked with the Town of Durham, NH to conduct an inventory of the Town’s municipal carbon and nitrogen emissions. Using the Sustainability Indicator Management Analysis Platform, she quantified Durham’s carbon and nitrogen footprints, recommended strategies to reduce municipal emissions, and developed a plan for a future community-wide inventory. Mary holds a BA in Environmental…
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  • Carly Peruccio
    2020 Sustainability Fellow - Keene Sustainable Energy Plan: Outreach and Education | City of Keene, NH
    Carly Peruccio is an audio producer with an interest in state and municipal policy. As a Sustainability Fellow, she worked with the City of Keene to engage community members in Keene’s sustainable energy planning process, using audio storytelling to encourage local support for Keene’s energy goals and to highlight progress. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology with a minor in French from…
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Sustainability Research

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Challenge Met

Challenge Met

Winners announced for proposed solutions to societal issues

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Committee on Investor Responsibility

Committee on Investor Responsibility

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Tops In Sustainability

Tops In Sustainability

Tops In Sustainability

UNH named to Green College Honor Roll

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