Sustainability in the News
'A Will for the Woods,' on leaving a lasting environmental legacy, airs at Creative Alliance
For some, environmentalism is more than just a more earth-friendly way to live. It it even informs their leaving - how they want their remains treated in death.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:55:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bal-film-explores-green-burial-20140820,0,6945672.story?track=rss
$8.7 million bid highest in federal auctions so far along Atlantic coast
An Italian renewable-energy company won the rights to develop offshore wind projects in nearly 80,000 acres of Atlantic waters off Maryland's coast with an $8.7 million bid Tuesday.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:31:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-offshore-wind-auction-20140819,0,879593.story?track=rss
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan doubled down on his efforts to seize the issue of the environment from Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown Tuesday, releasing a video in which he criticizes the O'Malley-Brown administration's efforts to protect the Chesapeake Bay.Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:17:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bal-hogan-releases-new-video-on-chesapeake-bay-20140819,0,4503022.story?track=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.