North Bay's biggest: 14 green building projects; 21 environmental consulting and engineering firms – North Bay Business Journal

The latest North Bay Business Journal research (Lists.NorthBayBusinessJournal.com) focuses on green building projects and environmental consulting and engineering firms. The Green Building Projects list is ranked by square footage of projects. The Environmental Consulting and Engineering Firms list is ranked by 2016 North Bay environmental billings, then by local employees. Detailed information from the lists […]

Students Showcase Environmental Solutions During Earth Week – Alexandrianews.org

Delegate David Bulova learns about a water filtration system from Rachel Carson Middle School students at the School Environmental Action Showcase (Photo:: Nancy Striniste) Approximately 500 school-age youth from Northern Virginia attended NoVA Outside’s sixth annual School Environmental Action Showcase at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts, along with several hundred teachers, chaperones, and event volunteers. […]

The Argument for Environmental Optimism: Opinion by Smithsonian Secretary David J. Skorton – Smithsonian Science News

By David J. Skorton Is it foolish to be optimistic about our environment and its future prospects? Every day, we hear dire warnings about the health of the planet and its inhabitants. More than 5 million people around the world die every year because of air pollution. The damage done by invasive species costs the […]

Executive Constantine kicks off Earth Week by honoring 13 environmental leaders with Green Globe Awards – King County (press release)

Story Kicking off Earth Week, King County Executive Dow Constantine today honored 13 businesses, cities, organizations, and groups for the work they’re doing to protect and improve the local environment. The Green Globe Awards are the County’s highest honor for local environmental efforts. The Lummi Nation took the top award for leading the effort to […]

Green Building News: First BREEAM USA In-Use Awarded, T-Mobile Arena Achieves LEED Gold – Environmental Leader

The first BREEAM USA In-Use certified building is The Oaks Shopping Center in Thousand Oaks, California. The green building standard, administered by BRE America, measures and monitors environmental performance in existing facilities. BREEAM, which has been used in the UK and Europe for almost two dozen years, launched in the US in June 2016. BRE […]

Eco Fun Fest Spotlights Positive Environmental Solutions For … – Patch.com

CLEARWATER, FL – In an effort to encourage residents to take part in helping the environment, the Pinellas County Solid Waste department will open its doors for a festival. The department will host its first annual Eco Fun Festival on Sunday, Feb. 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bridgeway Acres Commons on the […]

Student perspective: Time at camp led to environmental passion – WBTV

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – This is a good read.  A feature article provided to WBTV by Hannah Davis, Catawba College Class of ’17:  As a Rowan County native, Macayla Upright was no stranger to Catawba College when it came time for her to decide where to go after high school. In fact, she can even […]

Finding an environmental solution for the flooding on Washington Boulevard – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Finding an environmental solution for the flooding on Washington Boulevard September 18, 2016 12:00 AM Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette Traffic makes its way along Allegheny River Boulevard through high water at Washington Boulevard. Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette Part of the broken wooden floodgate along the side of Washington Boulevard. Rebecca Droke/Post-Gazette The scene of deadly flooding on Aug. 19, […]

Sustainability Summit seeks environmental solutions from students – Daily Nebraskan

It’s an event for students interested in helping create a better and more sustainable community for now and for the future. The second annual Sustainability Summit will be held Sept. 6 in the Nebraska Union. The Sustainability Summit will be hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s environmental studies program. The event will kick off with […]