All posts tagged "environment"

  • Trump shows his priorities by pulling out of PCA

    By Megan Brewer– President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement was centered around economics, not global warming. Trump is no idiot when it comes to money, he makes that clear in his speech,...

    • Posted June 2, 2017
    • 1
  • Clean campus, happy campus

    By Noah Allison– One particularly warm but windy night this past week I took a walk to the SAC. While making my way towards the ramp two older students preceded me, not bothering to step around the...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
    • 0
  • UofL students to rally in Frankfort against mountaintop removal

    Head a couple hours southeast of Louisville, and you will find yourself in the heart of Kentucky’s Appalachian region. And in the midst of controversy. Last Monday, a coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the...

    • Posted February 5, 2013
    • 0
  • The dirt on the dirt: organic composting at the University of Louisville

    By Nathan Douglas– Scraps from most foods can be composted, a process that turns organic material back into an enriched soil. Just about anything that is biodegradable can be composted. However, certain food products – meat, bones,...

    • Posted April 17, 2012
    • 0
  • Energy conservation competition at U of L

    By Caitlyn Crenshaw– Turn off the lights. The U of L Sustainability Council is encouraging all students and staff to conserve energy resources in an effort to create a more sustainable U of L.  Campus Conservation Nationals, which...

    • Posted March 26, 2012
    • 0
  • Juliet Schor gives lecture on green economics and plenitude

    By Joshua Davis– Once again the University of Louisville has pulled together some fantastic speakers for a lecture series that was kicked off this past Friday. Juliet Schor, a Professor of Sociology at Boston College and prolific...

    • Posted February 7, 2012
    • 0
  • Sustainability Week reveals green U of L

    By Josephine Lee– With over 500 acres of land in its name, the University of Louisville has taken strides to lessen its environmental impact and enhance sustainability on all three campuses. The efforts extend over all university...

    • Posted October 25, 2011
    • 0
  • Ky. calls open season on the sandhill crane

    By Nathan Gardner– Several dining room tables in Kentucky won’t feature the traditional turkey for the holiday feast this year, but instead will serve a tasty sandhill crane. On Oct. 11, state legislators passed a regulation to...

    • Posted October 18, 2011
    • 0
  • Moving Planet event encourages shift from carbon fuels

    By Valerio Rasi– On Sept. 24, 2011, the city of Louisville celebrated Moving Planet. The event took place at Jefferson Square Park on a sunny, windy day. The event in Louisville was actually one of 500 in...

    • Posted September 26, 2011
    • 0
  • U of L, UK collaborate to research fuel alternative

    By Caitlyn Crenshaw– With the rise of carbon emissions into the atmosphere, especially in the last ten years, the race to find, produce and sustain cheap, clean energy is on. The University of Kentucky and the University...

    • Posted September 17, 2011
    • 0