Stories about "Sustainability"
Friday, August 16, 2019 10:24 am
Bates economist Nathan Tefft and his colleagues wondered: Would a price subsidy on organic fruits benefit wealthy households at the expense of poorer ones?
Caitlin Cleaver named director of Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area and Shortridge Coastal Center
Friday, August 16, 2019 8:28 am
With extensive experience at the intersection of research, education, and conservation, Cleaver is "the right leader at the right time” for Bates–Morse Mountain and Shortridge, said Dean of the Faculty Malcolm Hill.
Thursday, August 8, 2019 2:02 pm
Sypitkowski runs Baxter State Park, an icon of summer in Maine and home to the state's tallest mountain.
Friday, July 19, 2019 10:30 am
Sewall shares takeaways from the conservation area, including the role of "blue carbon," the toll of climate change, and the value in letting nature take its course.
Friday, July 12, 2019 10:12 am
A century ago, Bates' solid plan to own a southern Maine forest and run a forestry program became a "hopeless undertaking."
Friday, June 28, 2019 1:06 pm
The hundreds of people who entered Underhill saw a cornucopia of college life, from a wall of bedding to a pile of yoga mats to electric kettles and an Egyptian drum.
Friday, June 28, 2019 9:40 am
Bates goes carbon neutral, students get real-world research experience, and a 1942 graduate turns 100.
Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:00 am
Out of some 700 U.S. colleges and universities to sign a carbon-neutrality pledge in 2007, Bates is one of only seven to date that have reached that goal.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 4:44 pm
This year's Green Innovation Grants reflect Bates' continuing interest in both growing food and shrinking the campus waste stream through recycling.
Thursday, January 17, 2019 1:52 pm
A second Renewable Fuel Oil burner in the campus heating plant has helped Bates cut its greenhouse gas emissions to a mere 5 percent of 2001 levels.