Climate Change and Sustainability is an interdisciplinary minor, under the direction of the UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative and housed in the Department of Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Students gain an understanding of the basic science behind climate change, the social and economic consequences of climate change and strategies for sustainability and climate adaptation.
More advanced but critical to sustainable policy:
Swiss chard growing on the roof of O'Leary Library
Recycling bins at UMass Amherst. The design of bins can have a positive effect on rates of recycling.