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<p>News about the environment, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.</p>
  1. ‘Vulnerable Voices’ Lash Out as Companies Sway Climate Talks

    Developing nations and environmental groups condemned the presence of corporate lobbyists at a climate change talk session in Germany, but the United States defended it....
    Tue, 16 May 2017 18:01:15 -0400https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/16/climate/corporations-global-climate-talks-bonn-germany.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  2. Tillerson, in Alaska, Gives No Hint on Paris Climate Accord

    At a meeting of the Arctic Council, the secretary of state was noncommittal when asked about the administration’s view on the landmark climate agreement....
    Thu, 11 May 2017 20:16:48 -0400https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/11/climate/rex-tillerson-arctic-council-climate-change.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  3. Text to Text | Henry David Thoreau’s ‘Walking’ and ‘Time to Write? Go Outside.’

    How does nature help make us better students, and better human beings?...
    Wed, 10 May 2017 06:30:06 -0400https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/10/learning/lesson-plans/text-to-text-henry-david-thoreaus-walking-and-time-to-write-go-outside.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.

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.