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<p>News about the environment, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.</p>
  1. Who Bears the Most Risk From Fracking?

    Drilling companies are suspected of picking sites that disproportionately affect low-income and minority residents.
    Tue, 31 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/31/opinion/who-bears-the-most-risk-from-fracking.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  2. Bleaching May Have Killed Half the Coral on the Northern Great Barrier Reef, Scientists Say

    Current bleaching along the Australian reef is the most extreme ever recorded, although researchers say damage in the south appears to be less severe.
    Mon, 30 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/30/world/australia/bleaching-coral-death-great-barrier-reef.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  3. Donald Trump’s Energy Plan: More Fossil Fuels and Fewer Rules

    Speaking in North Dakota, at the heart of America’s oil and gas boom, Mr. Trump vowed to restore coal mining jobs and “cancel” the Paris climate change accord.
    Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/27/us/politics/donald-trump-global-warming-energy-policy.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

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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.