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<p>News about the environment, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.</p>
  1. Greenpeace Leaks U.S.-E.U. Trade Deal Documents

    Environmental activists say American officials have pushed their European counterparts for looser regulations, but negotiators say the criticism is off base.
    Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/03/world/europe/ttip-greenpeace-leak-trade-deal.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  2. Dredging of Miami Port Badly Damaged Coral Reef, Study Finds

    The report found that as much as 81 percent of the reef near the dredging site was buried in sediment, despite a plan to minimize the damage.
    Mon, 02 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/02/us/dredging-of-miami-port-badly-damaged-coral-reef-study-finds.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  3. Hudson River Park Wins Clearance From Corps of Engineers

    Work on the project, which is being backed by the billionaire Barry Diller, could begin as early as this summer, but its critics vowed to keep fighting.
    Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/28/nyregion/hudson-river-park-wins-clearance-from-corps-of-engineers.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.