Sustainability in the News
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 -0400http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/23/business/energy-environment/auto-coolant-global-warming-at-what-cost.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
The country’s huge investment in wind power could propel its own growth and motivate its neighbors.Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:02:46 -0400http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/21/opinion/watching-the-kenyan-wind.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
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 -0400http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/18/business/energy-environment/global-governments-wasting-oil-with-subsidies.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.