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 […]

Motivating Eco-Friendly Behaviors Depends on Cultural Values – Environmental News Network

The specific cultural values of a country may determine whether concern about environmental issues actually leads individuals to engage in environmentally friendly behaviors, according to the new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The findings suggest that individual concern is more strongly associated with motivation to act in countries that espouse individualistic […]

BREEAM Issues Technical Manual for US Green Building Market … – Environmental Leader

BREEAM, the leading UK green-building rating system, arrived in the US less than two months ago. This week it issued a technical manual for BREEAM USA In-Use, tailored specifically to the US marketplace. The new standard takes into account the specific legal requirements and government regulations in place and addresses the many nuances affecting the […]

KKR & Co. (KKR) Makes Significant Investment in Resource Environmental Solutions – StreetInsider.com

Get under-the-radar research with StreetInsider.com’s Stealth Growth Insider FREE, with no credit card needed for the first several months of publication. Join here. Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC (“RES”), a leader in the ecological solutions market, today announced that global investment firm KKR is making a significant investment in RES to support its next phase of […]

Proposed 'green' music festival stirs environmental skirmish – Los Angeles Times

A proposal to stage “the world’s greenest music festival” in the San Fernando Valley’s Sepulveda Dam Basin has left local environmentalists at odds, pitting activist against activist in a dispute over the future stability of the urban oasis. Environmentalists are arguing over the potential impacts of the three-day event, dubbed AngelFest, on groves and undergrowth […]

How an environmental push may tilt the scales toward paper versus plastic – CNBC

Paper or Plastic? That familiar refrain for choosing a grocery bag at the supermarket may be changing. As part of an effort to go green, more than 200 communities in 20 states have passed plastic bag regulations. “These laws make a huge difference,” environmental attorney Jennie Romer told CNBC’s “On The Money” in a recent […]

Online Green Building Tool Helps Industry Choose Safer, Sustainable Materials – Environmental Leader

A new online building tool provides architects, material specifiers, interior designers and other building and construction professionals with information about green building codes and standards, materials selection, and the role of chemistry in developing sustainable building materials. The American Chemistry Council’s www.BuildingWithChemistry.org provides the building industry with the tools needed to make “informed decisions” about […]