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Wednesday

April 21, 2010
11:42 am

Shift the Carbon to Neutral

Bates plan looks to biomass for curbing emissions Can a college get smaller as it gets bigger? Bates believes so….

Monday

March 29, 2010
4:39 pm

Forum looks at jobs, economy through clean-energy lens

The forum, organized by Focus the Nation in partnership with the Alliance for Climate Education, provides an opportunity for learning, sharing and discussion about clean energy and green jobs in Maine and to give young people a platform to speak with elected officials, business leaders and other community leaders. For more information, please contact mcohen@bates.edu.

Tuesday

March 2, 2010
8:47 am

The Portland Press Herald describes conflict about the Morse River's meandering ways

The Portland Press Herald describes how scientists, officials and residents differ on what to do, if anything, about the Morse…

Friday

February 26, 2010
10:17 am

Bates announces Climate Action Plan; biomass is key to zero emissions by 2020

Burning biomass to provide the Bates College campus with heat and some electricity is key to the college’s new Climate Action Plan, which anticipates carbon neutrality across the Bates enterprise by 2020.

Friday

February 12, 2010
4:09 pm

Student video shows the right way to recycle

By Kelly Cox  ’11 Stressing the importance of keeping recyclables out of trash and trash out of recyclables, Rob Little…

Monday

December 21, 2009
1:01 pm

Indigenous Delights

A collaboration between Dining Services and Multicultural Affairs, Bitsoie’s program was designed to increase representation of Native American culture on campus. (Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, and Maine’s Indian tribes are working together to draw more Native American students into college.)

Friday

December 18, 2009
3:59 pm

Louder than Words

As they advance the greening of Bates, the EcoReps know that it’s all about the visuals.

Tuesday

December 15, 2009
3:59 pm

Bates researcher’s lake study wins federal support

Thanks to National Science Foundation funding awarded this fall, environmental studies professor Holly Ewing and collaborators from Dartmouth and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies are investigating lake eutrophication and especially the role of a particular cyanobacterium.

Monday

November 30, 2009
6:04 pm

Slide show features Trashion Show 2009

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. The fourth annual Trashion Show, held Nov. 18 in the Gray…

Friday

November 20, 2009
3:18 pm

Trashion Show 2009: Refuse reused, in the swankiest way

Strutting down a vibrantly illuminated runway to blaring music played by student DJs, Kathryn Moraros ’10 modeled the winning creation: a 1950s-style cocktail dress layered with nonrecyclable tea bag packets. Other ensembles gracing the Gray Cage runway on a mild November evening were fashioned from unused tents, discarded printer paper, cardboard boxes, aluminum cans and duct tape. This was the fourth annual Trashion Show, held Nov. 18 following the Harvest Meal.