Sustainability in the News
Persistent fish hawks give up nesting in front of Bay Bridge traffic cameras, settle on platform built for them nearby
The battle between birds and bureaucrats is over — and both sides won.Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:07:50 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-osprey-nest-20140424,0,331201.story?track=rss
Bird favors spot near Bay Bridge video lens
In the contest between bird and traffic camera, it's a question of which will blink first.Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:54:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-gr-osprey-camera-20140422,0,2482398.story?track=rss
Farm groups, 21 states challenging Chesapeake 'pollution diet'
Baltimore has joined with other major U.S. cities in defending the federal government's authority to impose a "pollution diet" on the Chesapeake Bay.Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:23:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bal-bmg-baltimore-other-big-us-cities-back-epa-in-bay-cleanup-case-20140422,0,1477923.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.