Post Tagged with: "environment"

Bleed Blue, Print Green

Last spring Lauinger Library made a little publicized, but welcome change by offering double-sided printing. For all its progressiveness, though, the library is missing a valuable opportunity to jump on the go-green train. The new feature is readily available to informed students who take the time to choose the option[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Hybrids to Accelerate GU Toward Green Goals

With its selection as the only testing site in D.C. for Toyota’s first-generation Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicles, the university will now offer faculty members a spin in one of the two eco-friendly cars. The vehicles, which use a combination of electric and hybrid technologies, will be on loan to the[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Write Resolution About Disposable Shopping Bags

A student-created bill to reduce the pollution stemming from plastic and paper bags from the Hilltop has made it to Capitol Hill, after it was introduced Thursday by Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va). Five students, Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13), Matthew Strom (COL ’10), Brian Lin (COL ’10), Mariel Reed (SFS ’10)[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News

China Outpaces U.S. in Green Energy

Secretary of Energy Steven Chu is eloquent and charming, and his professorial manner resonated well with the many students who heard him speak in Gaston Hall on March 29. His presentation was informative and it highlighted the challenges that developed countries like the United States are facing today in the[Read More…]

by April 9, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Student Panel Reflects on Climate Talks

Among the tens of thousands of people gathered in Copenhagen, Denmark, last December were five members of the Georgetown community four students and a professor who reconvened on Wednesday in the Mortara Center for International Studies to share what they had gained from their experience at the largest climate conference[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News