Sustainability in the News
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:00:15 -0400http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/08/24/time-to-follow-teddy-roosevelts-advice-drop-politics-and-enjoy-a-park/?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
Storms earlier this year blew down more than a hundred acres of forests where migrating monarch butterflies spend the winter in central Mexico, killing more than 7 percent of the monarchs, experts reported Tuesday.Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:22:17 -0400http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/08/23/world/americas/ap-lt-mexico-monarch-butterflies.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
Scientists studying past and current climate conditions mull the challenges in making future warming matter today.Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:42:39 -0400http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/08/23/can-future-global-warming-matter-today/?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.