“Hacking” Sustainability Issues at Amherst with AI

Written by: Sebastien, Tina, Dhyey, Selena and Taichi In December 2023, our team placed 1st at Amherst College’s inaugural Hack The Herd sustainability hackathon. Our project (Gaia) was born from a desire to improve discussions around campus sustainability projects and improve communication between the various stakeholders involved in such decisions. We initially spoke with Wes…