USM National Green Campus
News Archive

Week of February 9, 2009

News From Across the USM Campuses

Focus Frostburg 2009 - ‘Learn-In" for a sustainable future - Tuesday, April 21, 2009, 8am - 6pm on the Frostburg campus. FSU students, faculty, staff and community members participate in events that promote learning about sustainability and climate awareness.

GO GREEN: Recycling on the Towson University Campus (Towson University Go Green web site, updated 2/6/09)

Leveraging the changed economic environment: RESI's 13th annual Economic Outlook Conference to promote alternative energies, economic sustainability (Towson University Newsroom, 2/3/09)

IPY talks highlight South Pole Station, changing Arctic sea life (By Tracey Bryant and Elizabeth Boyle, UDaily, University of Delaware, 2/3/09) [Article cites University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science professor, Jacqueline Grebmeier]

State of Maryland News

Baltimore Observed: Sustainable City -A Blueprint for Green (By Greg Hanscom, Urbanite Magazine, 2/9/09)

USM Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change Initiative

Power Shift to spark youth involvement (By Laila Hanson, The [Loyola] Greyhound, 2/3/09)

Bioscience, solar companies could get a stimulus boost (By Kevin James Shay, The Gazette, 2/4/09)

National and International News

Deep-sea observatory looks at climate change: Project off California coast is expected to be first of many (The Associated Press as reported in the Baltimore Sun, 2/8/090            

2 federal agencies settle global warming lawsuit (By Terrance Chea, The Associated Press as reported in The Baltimore Sun, 2/6/09)

Antarctic Warming is Robust (RealClimateorg, 2/4/09)

Environmentalists Press Democrats With ‘Non-Negotiable Demands' (By Laura Litvan and Catherine Dodge,, 2/3/09)

UK cuts carbon dioxide emissions by 1.5% (By Emily Beament, The [UK] Independent,2/3/09)

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