Stories about "Environment"
Bates announces Commencement 2010 honorands, speakers

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 3:21 pm

The 2010 Bates honorands are: Rennie Harris, the choreographer who brought hip hop to the mainstream world of dance; James McCarthy, a scientist recognized internationally for helping to communicate the science of climate change; Jane Pauley, the veteran television journalist; Elizabeth Strout, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and 1977 Bates graduate; and Teresa Woodruff, a researcher responsible for pioneering work in the care of women who will become infertile due to cancer treatment.

Six students to receive Oak Foundation Environmental Internship awards

Thursday, May 13, 2010 2:34 pm

A foundation that addresses social and environmental needs around the world has awarded Bates College a $15,000 grant to support environmental internships. Following an internal academic competition, six Bates students were chosen to receive Environmental Internship awards from the Oak Foundation of Geneva, Switzerland.

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

Thursday, April 22, 2010 12:46 pm

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

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

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 3:45 pm

USA Today explains why we need The Princeton Review’s new green-college guide:...

Power by the People

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 1:17 pm

Energy entrepreneur Paul Fenn ’88 and his bates brain trust are at...

Shift the Carbon to Neutral

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 11:42 am

Bates plan looks to biomass for curbing emissions Can a college get...

Happy Outing

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 9:58 am

A Bates vibe accompanies the Outing Club on its 90th birthday jaunt...

Politician to discuss hopes for a green, sovereign Quebec

Thursday, March 4, 2010 2:03 pm

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).

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

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 8:47 am

The Portland Press Herald describes how scientists, officials and residents differ on...

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

Friday, February 26, 2010 10:17 am

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.

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