Sustainability in the News

NYT > Environment

<p>News about the environment, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.</p>
  1. A Bug That Eats Baseball Bats

    The battle against the emerald ash borer needs more ammunition.
    Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
  2. Obama the Monument Maker

    The president has emerged as a modern-day Theodore Roosevelt for his protection of public lands. There’s more for him to do before he leaves office.
    Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400
  3. Taking a Stand at Standing Rock

    My Sioux tribe opposes a pipeline that risks the clean water of millions.
    Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -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.