Archives for "Sustainability"

Thursday

April 22, 2010 12:46 pm

Muskie '36 remembered for first Earth Day on 40th anniversary

The pivotal role of Edmund S. Muskie in the environmental movement is noted in this article in the St. Louis Beacon.

Wednesday

April 21, 2010 3:45 pm

USA Today, The Washington Post highlight Bates in green-college roundups

USA Today explains why we need The Princeton Review’s new green-college guide: “Students are going green and care about a…

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.