Sustainability in the News
If it makes its way to our shores, a newly discovered fungus from Asia could wipe out large numbers of salamander species and spark a major North American biodiversity crisis, scientists are warning.Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:03:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/la-sci-sn-salamander-fungus-trade-0150730-story.html
Underwater grasses continue to rebound across the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland and Virginia scientists reported Thursday, with aerial surveys showing a 27 percent expansion last year.Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:46:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bal-bay-grasses-continue-rebound-expanding-by-27-percent-in-2014-20150730-story.html
The city will hire five new members for the Environmental Control Board as part of ongoing efforts to improve its operations, officials said Wednesday.Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:34:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-ci-environmental-board-20150729-story.html
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.