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<p>News about the environment, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.</p>
  1. What Should Senators Ask Scott Pruitt, Trump’s E.P.A. Nominee? Here’s What Readers Said

    More than 2,000 readers submitted questions on climate change, industry influence and other topics for Mr. Pruitt, who goes before a Senate panel Wednesday.
    Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:00:05 -0500http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/17/science/readers-questions-scott-pruitt-trump-epa.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  2. Warsaw Grapples With Gloomy, Gray Smog

    The spike in air pollution was mainly driven by a cold snap that forced thousands of households to crank up poor quality heaters that burn things like coal and garbage.
    Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:05:42 -0500http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/14/world/europe/warsaw-air-pollution-smog.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  3. Scientists Map Vast Peat Swamps, a Storehouse of Carbon, in Central Africa

    The peatlands, covering an area the size of New York State, contain billions of tons of stored carbon but are vulnerable to warming and development.
    Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:00:25 -0500http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/11/science/peat-swamp-congo-global-warming.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.