Sustainability in the News
The Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain project would link the oil sands in Alberta to a tanker port in British Columbia, where there have been several protests against the plan.Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:29:32 -0500http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/29/world/canada/canada-trudeau-kinder-morgan-pipeline.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
Chico Mendes’s murder in 1988 became a turning point in Brazil’s environmental consciousness, and after it, a global movement to save the Amazon gained impetus.Sun, 27 Nov 2016 18:02:30 -0500http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/27/us/chico-mendes-amazon-retro-report.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
A little-known office under the control of the White House can keep some environmental regulations from taking effect, and the president can reverse rules not yet completed.Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:04:25 -0500http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/25/science/donald-trump-obama-climate.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
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.
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.