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Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 10:05

For now, the university is using the technology as an opportunity to create more awareness among students and get them into a habit of saving water. The campus began a water conservation contest, "UC Merced Water Battle 2011," a week ago at the Valley Terraces residence halls, where there are nine water meters -- one for each hall.

Monday, September 5, 2011 - 21:24

FIU is switching from the Panther Card to the FIU One Card. The One Card is the new official on-campus identification card. With more than 50,000 people at FIU transitioning to the One Card, one student asked a very good question: Can the old cards be recycled? After seeing this comment, the University Sustainability Office did some digging to see if they could be recycled.

Monday, September 5, 2011 - 21:24

 HSU is partnering with the Humboldt Waste Management Authority and Environmental Science Associates to divert 100 percent of the campus’s organic waste by December 2012. The initial 12-18 months of the program will be used to initiate the project and work out logistics.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 10:02

Hickory Meadows landfill in Hilbert has unlocked its green energy potential.A plant installed on site will produce renewable energy from the waste, Veolia Energy North America announced Tuesday.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 09:39

 The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Classroom to Boardroom Diversity Mentorship program aims to provide highly individualized executive-level mentoring to undergraduate students interested in sustainability or green building from members of USGBC's Board of Directors. Students will be provided with the tools and guidance necessary to become successful professionals in sustainability-related fields, and advocates for this work in their communities.

Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 10:14

Graduate students from the University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University working on three separate renewable energy technologies have been awarded a von Liebig Center Fellowship to pursue the commercialization of their research through the San Diego Regional Technology Acceleration Program.

Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 10:13

The second quarter of 2010 was a record-breaking era for investment in clean technology companies, which makes this year's numbers seem all the worse.According to just-published research from Ernst & Young, investment in clean technologies companies dropped by a whopping 44 percent in the second quarter of 2011, though there is still plenty of activity in the market.

Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 10:13

As the U.S. moves toward adopting a smart grid, is its workforce smart enough to keep up?That's the underlying question of a new report from the Gridwise Alliance. "The U.S. Smart Grid Revolution" takes a close look at worker trends and issues related to the smart grid. grid.

Monday, August 1, 2011 - 14:43

President Obama announced today that by 2025 the cars and trucks sold in the United States would have an average fuel efficiency of 54.5 miles per gallon. The White House says vehicles that use less gas and emit less carbon will save consumers $1.7 billion over the course of the program, which starts in 2017. (The 2011 standard is 28.3 mpg.)

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