Sustainability in the News

  1. Oyster season opens on tentative note

    Despite recent harvest rebound, doubts that it can continue

    Oyster season opened on a tentative note Wednesday, amid doubts about whether a two-year rebound in the commercial harvest of the Chesapeake Bay's bivalves could continue.
    Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:42:00 +0000,0,7915561.story?track=rss
  2. O'Malley honored, razzed for environmental stances

    Cove Point opponents protest at UM award dinner in Baltimore

    Gov. Martin O'Malley drew praise and protesters in Baltimore Tuesday night for his handling of environmental issues.
    Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:45:00 +0000,0,6154994.story?track=rss
  3. Evacuation route eyed for Cove Point gas plant

    Dominion 'looking into' new escape route for residents in emergency

    The energy company Dominion said Tuesday that it is exploring developing an alternate evacuation route for some residential neighbors of its proposed Cove Point liquefied natural gas plant, prompting opponents to question anew assertions by the company and federal regulators that the facility poses no significant safety or environmental risks.
    Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:21:00 +0000,0,2062656.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.

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.