Sustainability in the News

NYT > Environment

<p>News about the environment, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.</p>
  1. New Climate-Friendlier Coolant Has a Catch: It’s Flammable

    An alternative to hydrofluorocarbons for use in cars’ air-conditioners has far less impact on global warming but raises concerns about safety as well as cost.
    Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:09:58 -0400
  2. Watching the Kenyan Wind

    The country’s huge investment in wind power could propel its own growth and motivate its neighbors.
    Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:02:46 -0400
  3. Global Governments, Loath to Change, Are Wasting Oil With Subsidies

    From South America to the Middle East, leaders are clinging to energy subsidies that negatively impact the environment, despite an economic rebound and cheap oil.
    Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:01:05 -0400

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.