Middlebury Sustainability News

Film "Climate Refugees" Explores Impact of Climate Change

October 13, 2010

Michael Nash's film exploring questions  surrounding the relocation of millions of people due to climate change will be screened at 4:30 on Oct. 20 in McCullough Social Space. Nash, executive producer Pat McConathy, and Bill McKibben will discuss the film following the screening.

Midd gets to work on 10/10/10

October 11, 2010

The Middlebury College community embraced 350.org's Global Work Party, hosted numerous events on campus and in town. The day's goal was to get to work on projects to combat climate change in order to show politicians around the world that it is time to take action on this issue. The Middlebury Community rolled up it's sleeves to join the worldwide movement.

Enter a Green Student Contest!

September 13, 2010

ThinkGreenLiveClean.com, an environmental news website run by student writers from around the country, is sponsoring the contest in an effort to showcase the most creative and innovative green ideas emerging from college campuses. Think you've got what it takes? Enter here!

Legislative Biomass Study Group Visits Campus

September 6, 2010

The Vermont Legislature's Study Group on Biomass Energy Development toured the College's biomass gasification facility and willow test site before their July meeting.

Sustainability class being offered at Alumni College

July 15, 2010

Join alumni, parents, and friends at Bread Loaf this August for Alumni College XXXV. One class being offered is Sustainability at Middlebury College, and Beyond, taught by Jack Byrne and Stephen Trombulak.

Senior seminar investigates renewable energy

June 15, 2010

This year all three sections of the senior seminar (ENVS 401) studied different aspects of renewable energy as it relates to Middlebury College and the state of Vermont. Students in the fall and winter focused on aspects of biomass gasification and its merits for carbon neutrality, while students in the spring term looked at options for solar power at Middlebury College and at the county and statewide level.

Pages

Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest

531 College Street
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753
802.443.5710