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A Divestment Promise to Match Divestment Principles

Just over a year ago, University President John J. DeGioia led presidents of other Washington-based colleges and universities in taking the District of Columbia College and University Sustainability Pledge, committing to develop a comprehensive sustainability plan to help advance Mayor Vincent Gray’s goal of making D.C. the “greenest college” town[Read More…]

by April 22, 2014 3 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Earth Day: Consider Impact of Daily Actions

Last week, Eco-Action co-sponsored an event with Campus Ministry on Catholicism and the environment, which included a speech by the executive director of the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change. In its newest wave of ads, the Catholic Coalition poses the question: “Who’s under your carbon footprint?” This inquiry is jarring[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Waste Not, Want Not: 3 Excuses to Go Green in 2010

In early January, everyone talks about New Year’s resolutions. To really succeed in following through with them, we shouldn’t limit ourselves to vague and easily forgotten promises – such as sleeping eight hours a night, reading the newspaper every morning or getting a 4.0 grade point average. Instead, resolutions ought[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Opinion