Sustainability in the News

  1. Falcon webcam renews city's connection to speedy birds of prey

    On one end of the southern ledge of a downtown skyscraper's 33rd floor, there is death — bloodstains, a mess of feathers, the head of a small songbird or woodpecker.
    Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:09:00 +0000
  2. Sierra Club, doctors to sue Hogan on power plant pollution

    The Sierra Club and a doctors group said Wednesday that they plan to sue Gov. Larry Hogan's administration for failing to enforce regulations that compel power plants to limit smog pollution.
    Thu, 23 Apr 2015 01:19:20 +0000
  3. NSA shows off pro-recycling mascot for Earth Day, gets lampooned in return

    This Earth Day won't you spare a thought for Dunk? He's a big blue bin that the National Security Agency is using to encourage kids to recycle, and people aren't being very nice to him on the Internet.
    Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:38:00 +0000

In the Spotlight

Real time data on solar generation at Hopkins

Photovoltaic (PV) panels atop seven buildings collect solar radiation and convert it into electricity, generating 1 million kWh of clean renewable energy each year, or enough electricity to power roughly 112 average households and offset 545 tons of greenhouse gases.

Learn more about JHU solar


Ideas in Action

Think before you print.

Office paper is highly recyclable, but a lot gets wasted. Waste reduction is more cost-effective than recycling because it reduces the amount of material that needs to be collected, transported and processed.