Sandia LabNews

Cycloalkanes a strong candidate for reducing aviation emissions

As global demand for aviation fuel is high and expected to increase, continued use of petroleum fuel has impacts on climate change. In collaboration with Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia researchers pave a way to sustainable jet fuel.

Employee engagement survey sparks new initiatives

The Labs surveyed staff last year to identify its top opportunities for improvement. Armed with that information, leadership is taking action.

Sandia celebrates Earth Day

Initiatives like Zero Waste by 2025 and the Commuter Assistance Program aim to increase sustainability at Sandia. Learn more about how Sandia is investing in the planet.

DOE solar energy leaders tour National Solar Thermal Test Facility

Representatives from the DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office visited last week for the first time in two years. They learned about changes at the facility and plans for the next phase of the tower.

2022 EMS awards recognize waste reduction, energy efficiency, resource conservation and more

Accomplishments of staff who helped Sandia reduce its impact on the environment were recognized this week as part of Sandia’s weeklong Earth Day celebration.

Ombuds is back

After a four-year hiatus, Ronnie Thomson has reestablished a place where Sandians can talk through work-related concerns informally, confidentially and impartially.

Climate security focus of workshop series with University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

More than 30 people from Sandia and the university participated in a workshop on Feb. 11 focused on climate-modeling research.

Staff steps up for National Volunteer Month

Sandia volunteers led hands-on activities at the Jefferson Middle School STEAM Extravaganza earlier this month.

Building systems engineer helps lessen climate impact of Sandia’s campuses

Robin Jones is dedicated to conservation through her work and at home. Read how it has informed her career, her contributions to climate security and her advice for educating others on the climate crisis.