Environmental Decisions in the Face of Uncertainty

Download the document. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is one of several federal agencies responsible for protecting Americans against significant risks to human health and the environment. As part of that mission, EPA estimates the nature, magnitude, and likelihood of risks to human health and the environment; identifies the potential regulatory actions that will …

Energy Reduction at U.S. Air Force Facilities Using Industrial Processes: A Workshop Summary

Download the document. The Department of Defense (DoD) is the largest consumer of energy in the federal government. In turn, the U.S. Air Force is the largest consumer of energy in the DoD, with a total annual energy expenditure of around $10 billion. Approximately 84 percent of Air Force energy use involves liquid fuel consumed …

Clean Air-Cool Planet 2013 Fellowships

Clean Air-Cool Planet is inviting applications for its 2013 Fellowships program. The 10-week, full-time summer positions pair students with real-world projects to advance innovative climate change solutions and leadership. Fellows are provided mentorship, networking opportunities and a stipend. The deadline to apply is March 1.

Three BU Restaurants Get Four Stars for Eco-Friendliness

Read the full story from Boston University. Leanne Ciccone wasn’t aware that Rize, the upscale café at the Center for Student Services that she visits “embarrassingly a lot,” is a four-star restaurant. Well, sort of. It wasn’t given that rating by Forbes or Michelin, but by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA), and the stars honor the restaurant’s …

Harvard University Creates Lab Reuse List

Read the full story from Harvard. Incorporating sustainable practices into Harvard’s most energy and resource intensive spaces may seem like a daunting task, but for the laboratories on Harvard’s Cambridge and Longwood campus, green and labs are synonymous terms. For researchers, students, faculty, and staff at both campuses, sustainable lab practices just got even easier, …

Boston University’s 808 Gallery show kicks off collaborative project

Read the full story from Boston University. How do we go about creating a sustainable future? That question is at the center of a new project titled Alternative Visions/Sustainable Futures, a collaboration between the College of Fine Arts School of Visual Arts and sustainability@bu. Taking place throughout the semester, the project features an art exhibition, speakers, and weekly …