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Climate, Water, and the Environment

At this pivotal moment in history all fields of human inquiry are called upon to collaborate in the Great Work of our era: to transition from a period of human devastation of the Earth to a period of symbiotic Earth-human relations.

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For our common home.


We envision a transition to integral Earth-human relations characterized by thriving, equitable human societies within flourishing ecological communities.  


Informed by an abiding commitment to a just society and care for the planet, the Gonzaga Institute for Climate, Water, and the Environment engages in regional capacity building, scholarship, and teaching to promote the flourishing of inland northwest communities, waters, and lands in the face of a changing climate.

Recent Stories

Recent Stories

GU Alum and Scientist Dan Vimont Speaks on Climate, Community and More

Gonzaga's Institute for Climate, Water, and the Environment welcomes UW-Madison professor Daniel...

In The News: Climate Institute Hits New York Times On Wildfire Smoke

Gonzaga University’s Institute for Climate, Water and the Environment landed in The New York Times...

New $1.1 Million EPA Grant to Make Spokane “Smoke Ready” Expands ...

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