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Universities, EPA Work to Cool Heat Islands

9/30/2008 // By NWF

By Ryan Newhouse If only all islands could be like those in a Jimmy Buffet song: warm, sunny, uncrowded and relaxed. Unfortunately, a new kind of island—while it usually qualifies as warm—is anything but peaceful. These smog-inducing, weather-changing islands are […] Read more >

Butte College Going Carbon Neutral without the Credits

9/30/2008 // By NWF

In 2005 Butte College flipped the switch and turned its campus on to solar power; just one in a series of efforts that the community college of 20,500 students has undertaken to be carbon neutral by 2015 (without relying on […] Read more >