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<p>News about the environment, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.</p>
  1. Time to Follow Teddy Roosevelt’s Advice: ‘Drop Politics’ and Enjoy a Park

    In 1903 Teddy Roosevelt dropped politics and took a hike. One result was the National Park System.
    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
  2. Experts: Mexico Storms Led to Deaths of Millions of Monarchs

    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
  3. Can Future Global Warming Matter Today?

    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.

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.