As we face climate change and a diversity of energy options, we need to know the plans and needs for the future. In this discussion, titled "… Read more: Bellingham Chamber Speaker Series to Feature WWU's Joel Swisher Oct. 9 for 'The Future of Energy'
The Institute for Energy Studies at Western Washington University was a 2019 Energy Leadership Achievement Award finalist.
Western Washington University has announced five new certificate programs in the field of Energy Studies; all the programs are aimed at working… Read more: WWU Unveils New Certificate Programs in Energy Studies
"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