Alliance Spotlight

How We Frame It

Crafting Your Story With Intention
May 10, 2024

How do you craft an engaging story? With whom do you craft it? What can we do to ensure our storytelling is timely and impactful?

Global Climate Talks and Tensions

May 6, 2024

Students and GW Alliance Director of Sustainability Research examine climate negotiations

Exploring the Interplay of Policy and Energy

April 30, 2024

In this conversation, Professor John (J.P.) Helveston challenges conventional wisdom and offers insights into our path towards sustainability.

Empowering Sustainability Narratives on Earth Day: Five Pillars for Optimism and Collaboration

April 22, 2024

Inclusive storytelling, climate action, historical successes, positive trends in carbon emissions, community and collaboration

A Beautiful Launch: East Coast premiere of Sacred Place celebrates GW Alliance

April 15, 2024

GW University Singers to perform "Sacred Place" at GW Alliance Celebration on Wednesday, April 17th in Lisner Auditorium

Well-Heeled: Fighting food waste one beer at a time

April 15, 2024

GW's Center for International Business Education and Research (GW-CIBER) welcomed German-based entrepreneur Daniel Anthes to campus.

Building a Sustainable Future

GW Alliance Expands Team with New Hire
April 15, 2024

The George Washington University (GW) Alliance for a Sustainable Future announces Angela Melidosian as its first Assistant Professor of Sustainability.

Independent Restaurants Face Climate Change Crises

April 8, 2024

Climate change poses an immediate threat to the independent restaurant industry. Professor Tara Scully reports on this and more in GW Today.

Medical Doctors on the Front Lines of Climate Crisis

March 19, 2024

Dr. Neelu Tummala talks with Alliance Journalist in Residence Lisa Palmer about climate health risks and doctors on the front lines of the climate crisis.

GW Launches Bold, University-Wide Alliance for a Sustainable Future (GW Today)

November 15, 2023

The alliance will unite under one banner all of the university’s climate change and sustainability research, teaching and action.

Welcome to "The Alliance Spotlight," the official blog of the GW Alliance for a Sustainable Future. Our blog is dedicated to promoting sustainability initiatives, fostering dialogue, and inspiring action within our university community and beyond.


"The Alliance Spotlight" is our dynamic platform to showcase the diversity of efforts and achievements in the GW Alliance community. Through articles, interviews, and multimedia, we raise awareness about pressing sustainability challenges and highlight innovative solutions. The Alliance Spotlight seeks to empower the GW academic community and partners and provides valuable resources, research, and opportunities.


Our mission is to cultivate a culture of sustainability within GW and contribute to global efforts towards a more resilient and equitable future. "The Alliance Spotlight" strives to facilitate meaningful discussions, foster interdisciplinary collaborations, and amplify the voices of faculty, students, staff, and community partners who are passionate about this work. By sharing knowledge, we aspire to make tangible progress towards a more sustainable world.

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