More than 700 people packed into North Dakota State College of Science’s Bisek Hall in Wahpeton, N.D., on Sept. 20 to celebrate a much-needed expansion to the college’s diesel technology training program. The high-tech facility will allow the college to further utilize technology to enhance students’ hands-on learning experience on the latest state-of-the-art equipment.
The Board of Trustees at Unity College in Maine has voted to divest their endowment from fossil fuel industries. Now, the Harvard College Undergraduate Council has announced they want Harvard University to divest its $30.7 billion endowment from fossil fuels.
When Sally Mason, president of the University of Iowa, called for an increased focus on sustainability in the university’s operations as a key strategic initiative on Earth Day 2008, her ambitious plan presented a serious challenge.
Johnson Controls recently released Solar Thermal Energy: The Time Has Come, a new white paper that explores how solar heating can help schools, businesses, municipalities, and government facilities implement renewable energy initiatives, including various approaches and financing models.