Western Washington University’s Institute for Energy Studies will host a “Carbon Hackathon” from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 in the… Read more: WWU Institute for Energy Studies to Host 'Carbon Hackathon' on April 24
Dozens of Western Washington University students have received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2017-18 academic year. Faculty members from… Read more: WWU Names 2017-18 Outstanding Graduates
WalkBusBike Bellingham is partnering with the WWU Institute for Energy Studies Speaker Series to bring Chris Bruntlett, co-founder of Modacity in… Read more: WWU to host Chris Bruntlett Jan. 29 for 'Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality'
"I chose to pursue a minor in Energy Policy after I came to the realization that energy production and consumption are two of the greatest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. We can’t expect to improve the environment without a significant shift towards energy efficiency, carbon pricing, and renewable technologies."Stefanie NealeClass of 2017
"Energy plays a critical role in most of the economic, environmental, and political policy challenges facing the world in the twenty-first century. Western’s Institute for Energy Studies is exciting to me because its goal is to equip students and help researchers to understand how energy-related issues affect these challenges."Phil ThompsonAssociate Professor, Economics