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<p>News about the environment, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.</p>
  1. A Right to Bingo, but Not Clean Water, in New York’s Constitution

    Environmentalists want to amend the state Constitution to guarantee clean water and air, and a healthful environment. Critics say the language is too vague....
    Fri, 26 May 2017 13:58:49 -0400https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/26/nyregion/a-right-to-bingo-but-not-clean-water-in-new-yorks-constitution.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  2. Can the Paris Climate Deal Survive a Trump-Style Renegotiation?

    Some advocates of global climate action think the pact would be stronger if the United States simply left, rather than remaining in and demanding big changes....
    Fri, 26 May 2017 08:57:24 -0400https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/26/climate/can-the-paris-climate-deal-survive-a-trump-style-renegotiation.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  3. Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department

    The president’s proposed reductions to the department’s research may have a greater impact on climate change than the Paris accord decision....
    Thu, 25 May 2017 11:43:52 -0400https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/25/climate/energy-department-climate-trump-budget.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.

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.