The Green Cup was more successful this year than last, said Director of Sustainability Phil Valko, and he hopes the success will carry through the rest of the year. The Green Cup is a competition amongst the Washington University Residential Colleges and the fraternities to see which can decrease their energy consumption by the highest [...]
While reading Nov. 29’s issue of The New York Times, I learned that lakes are capable of being ingenious archaeologists.
It is good to see that the field of energy and the environment, and the research done by faculty, is creating a debate/discussion on campus amongst the students. It helps all of us get better educated on the challenging issues we face.
In response to Greg Schweizers’s op-ed on October 6th, “A pragmatic environmentalist’s defense of “Clean Coal” research and the MAGEEP Symposium on Global Energy Future”, I would like to express why it is distressing that our University continues to present and promote false solutions for the future of energy in our world.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visited campus to give a speech and lay out a vision for a positive energy future for Missouri and to garner support for his administration’s initiatives.
The Laclede Group ranked dead last this year in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual Corporate Equality Index of companies’ LGBT employment policies. In the recent past, all the gas used on the Washington University campus was provided by the Laclede Group.
Steven Chu will deliver the Commencement address in Brookings Quad to the graduating class of 2010, the University announced on Wednesday evening. Steven Chu will deliver the Commencement address in Brookings Quad to the graduating class of 2010, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced on Wednesday evening. Chu is the secretary of energy for the United States and has long been an advocate for alternative energy sources.
The soft hum of computers is noticeable in every building on campus. When computers are left on, they continue to take up extra energy on the Washington University campus. Engineering Senator Vinod Ravikumar noticed this excess use of energy on campus.
Several Washington University environment and energy experts came together to critique clean coal and to discuss problems with the University’s funding of a Missouri clean coal initiative.
I remember the good ol’ days, the 20-minute scalding showers that left my skin red and the mirrors steamed, the lack of environmental consciousness and the freedom to not care.