Sustainability in the News

  1. 'Green burial' goes cinematic

    '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 +0000,0,6945672.story?track=rss
  2. Italian firm wins Maryland offshore wind leases

    $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 +0000,0,879593.story?track=rss
  3. Hogan releases new video on Chesapeake Bay

    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 +0000,0,4503022.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.

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.