Position announcement: Sustainability Analyst, University of Virginia

The U.Va. Office for Sustainability is seeking a Sustainability Analyst to contribute to developing solutions to meet university-wide goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, energy consumption, and overall environmental stewardship. The Sustainability Analyst is a core member of the University of Virginia's Office for Sustainability and assists in providing, and advocating for, sustainable operations to …

To Preserve the Earth, Rethink Our Relationship with Nature (Op-Ed)

Read the full op-ed at Live Science. Justin Adams, global managing director, lands, at The Nature Conservancy contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. This is a big year for the planet. Just look at the United Nations' calendar. Just last week, the global community saw the launch of the U.N.'s …

Air pollution and its effect on the heart

Read the full story at MultiBriefs. Smog in urban areas has long been a health concern because of the problems it can cause for our lungs. As it turns out, tiny pollution particles in the air can lead to big problems for our hearts as well. Medical researchers are particularly concerned about pollution particles smaller …

50 of the Greenest Hospitals in America 2015

Read the full story in Becker's Hospital Review. No longer simply a place to heal sick people, many hospitals across the nation have taken on the responsibility of being a beacon of health in their respective communities by reducing their environmental footprint.This list features hospitals whose sustainability policies and practices (and in some cases, very …