Photo of the COP 22 logo and beautiful blue skies.Photo of the desert.Photo of solar panels.I-CAREs-2016-winnersImage of Earth's city lights. The Eastern U.S., Europe, and Japan are brightly lit by their cities, while the interiors of Africa, Asia, Australia, and South America remain dark and lightly populated. Image Credit: NASA and Goddard Space Flight Center.

Following the climate negotiations

A delegation of Washington University students are headed to Marrakesh, Morocco for the 22nd annual Conference of the Parties (COP 22) global climate change summit from Nov. 7 - 18.

People and Climate Change: Vulnerability, Adaptation, Social Justice

Join us on November 18 at Washington University in St. Louis for this important symposium on the human impacts of climate change.

I-CARES Professor Receives $2 million grant

I-CARES Professor Vijay Ramani, an expert in renewable energy integration, received a $2 million grant from the Department of Energy to design better batteries.

I-CARES Adds to Growing List of Funded Researchers

I-CARES recently selected recipients of its 2016 Call for Proposals.

I-CARES Director Makes Sustainable Energy Presentation

Himadri Pakrasi presented lead address at energy symposium at Columbia University.


ICONHeadshot_MWrighton"I-CARES nurtures interdisciplinary work and collaborative efforts that accelerate the pace of progress in the discovery and application of knowledge addressing the great energy, environmental and sustainability challenges facing our planet."
Mark S. Wrighton, WUSTL Chancellor



SIGINITI-CARES fosters research related to energy, environment and sustainability that will benefit future generations. The umbrella of I-CARES includes six signature initiatives.


ICONtake2himadri"I think of the 'C' in I-CARES as 'catalyst.' If we can bring someone from law, business or architecture to the same table as people from medicine, engineering, the Brown School and Arts & Sciences, then we have the forum to come up with novel ways of making energy and making the environment renewable and sustainable."
Himadri B. Pakrasi, I-CARES Director