The conversation of how a future Renewable Energy program will look once it rolls out at Treasure Valley Community College is well underway. TVCC received $2.5 million from the state of Oregon to implement a program with an overall goal of syncing up with the nation’s effort in decarbonizing the global electrical system while also strengthening the grid. Read more
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Authorities in Northwest China's Gansu province recently completed the building of a three-dimensional database to digitally map the Great Wall in order to ensure better protection. Read more
Joel Jackson, the president of the Organized Village of Kake, a tribal community, has lived within the Tongass National Forest in Alaska his entire life. His community relies on the land for hunting deer and fishing salmon that swim in streams kept cold by the old-growth forest. Read more
The majority of UK universities have failed to meet their carbon reduction targets, figures reveal. Read more
Batteries thrown in household rubbish bins cause about 700 fires every year in dustcarts and waste-processing centres, local authorities say. Read more
One hundred universities in the UK have pledged to divest from fossil fuels, the Guardian can reveal. Read more
UK universities are below their US and Canadian counterparts in a sustainability global league table that ranks them on their environmental footprint and contribution to society, as student climate campaigners warn that nearly half are falling behind their emissions targets. Read more
The organisers of Britain's biggest ever survey of household plastic waste have called for immediate action to tackle what they say are "jaw-dropping" findings. Read more
Finnish researchers have installed the world's first fully working "sand battery" which can store green power for months at a time. Read more
Sellers are flouting eBay's self-imposed ban on the sale of elephant ivory by listing it under pseudonyms. Read more