Sustainability in the News
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
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
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
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.