Sustainability in the News

  1. Ospreys accept state's relocation offer

    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
  2. Osprey attempts to build nest in front of traffic camera

    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
  3. Baltimore, other big cities back EPA in Bay cleanup dispute

    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.

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.