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A Green Tip from Harvard Law School energy manager Eric Potkin

In 2008, Harvard set a short-term goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 30% by 2016 , from a 2006 baseline, inclusive of campus growth. Students, staff, and faculty across the University's Schools and departments embraced the challenge of meeting...

Even small adjustments of just 1 or 2 degrees in temperature settings can result in large energy savings!

Could a better understanding of the brain’s reward system — a network fine-tuned over millions of years and laser-focused on survival — help mankind skirt environmental disaster? Ann-Christine Duhaime thinks it’s entirely...
When she was young, Julie Guthman’s father enforced “intense food restrictions.” Even treats had to be good for you — whole-wheat cookies, carob chips, honey that tasted “horrible.” What that meant in practice was...

Devices like televisions, microwaves, scanners, and printers use standby power, even when off.