Archives for "Climate change"


October 8, 2010 3:54 pm

Filmmaker to be on hand for screening of 'Climate Refugees'

Bates College will show the 2009 film Climate Refugees that both addresses large-scale population displacement caused by climate change and questions the lack of any meaningful response to the problem at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Filene Room (Room 301), Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.


May 26, 2010 3:21 pm

Bates announces Commencement 2010 honorands, speakers

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.


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.


October 28, 2009 4:36 pm

Video: 350 at New Commons

A video of table dancing at New Commons, organized by the student group Bates Energy Action Movement, has been posted…


October 21, 2009 3:43 pm

Lewiston-Auburn announces ‘’ climate-change awareness efforts

As climate activists worldwide take part in an International Day of Climate Action on Saturday, Oct. 24, Kennedy Park in downtown Lewiston will be the focus of local efforts supporting the cause.


September 11, 2009 10:33 am

Environmentalists, economist discuss climate change as Bates College opens Civic Forum series

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College launches its 2009-10 Civic Forum series with a panel presentation titled…


August 27, 2009 12:24 pm

2009 reading list for entering students focuses on global climate change

The members of the class of 2013 have been asked to explore the Global Project 350 Web site, and then read at least one other piece on the list. Through orientation and various events throughout the fall, Bates will join local, regional, national and global communities in the Global Project 350 effort to effect change and influence political leaders as the Global Climate Change Summit draws near.


August 27, 2009 11:42 am

First-years asked to act on climate change as academic year begins

As Bates College prepares for the start of its 144th academic year, the college is asking its 470 arriving first-year students to join together in researching and taking action on carbon emissions and climate change.


March 26, 2008 9:54 am

Lecture explores CO2 storage as means of mitigating climate change

Michael Celia, chair of the civil and environmental engineering department at Princeton University, gives a talk at Bates College titled “Geological Storage as a Carbon Mitigation Option” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in Room 204, Carnegie Science Building, 44 Campus Ave


March 1, 2008 4:39 pm

Of Climate, Clams, and Colleagues

Arctic clams are sentinels of climate change, says biology professor Will Ambrose. But he didn’t find that out by himself