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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
1:17 pm

Power by the People

Energy entrepreneur Paul Fenn ’88 and his bates brain trust are at the front of Northern California’s green-power revolution By…

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….

Wednesday

April 21, 2010
9:58 am

Happy Outing

A Bates vibe accompanies the Outing Club on its 90th birthday jaunt to the State House By H. Jay Burns…

Thursday

March 4, 2010
2:03 pm

Politician to discuss hopes for a green, sovereign Quebec

A former leader of the Green Party of Quebec, Scott McKay visits Bates College to discuss globalization, national distinctiveness, sovereignty and the environment at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, March 18, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

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…

Friday

February 12, 2010
9:39 am

Activists to discuss indigenous politics, environmentalism in the Americas at Bates College

The politics and environmental interests of indigenous peoples in the Americas, including Native Americans from Maine, are at issue in two nights of panel discussions at Bates College at Monday, Feb. 22 and Tuesday, Feb. 23.