The success of electric car batteries depends on the miles that can be driven on a single charge, but the current crop of lithium-ion batteries are reaching their natural limit of how much charge can be packed into any given space, keeping drivers on a short tether.
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Self-described IT guy, suburbanite & UMD grad & his wife become organic farmers.
A team of UMD engineers created RoCo, a personal air conditioning system that keeps you cool while saving energy.
UMD Professor Mitch Pavao-Zuckerman weighs in on the indirect impacts of gradual, progressive climate change on our cities and environment.
Dr. Sacoby Wilson talks CAFOs and legal challenges that seek environmental justice for rural communities.
Each year the Maryland Clean Energy Center recognizes individuals who have done outstanding work to advance clean energy and energy efficiency in Maryland. These awards celebrate leadership, partnership, advocacy, investment and overall championship of the sector. MCEC is now accepting 2018 awards nominations and scholarship applications!
Scientists from the University of Maryland, the University of Leeds and the University of California, San Diego, have reviewed decades of satellite measurements to reveal how and why Antarctica’s glaciers, ice shelves and sea ice are changing.
A group of 16 states and Puerto Rico have started an effort to create “green” banks to finance, underwrite, and develop clean energy technologies.
For the first time in the 33 years that scientists have assessed the health of the Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary showed improvement in every region, a likely sign that a massive federal cleanup plan is working.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ranked the University of Maryland No. 14 on the Top 30 College & University list of the largest green power users. UMD is using more than 96 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which is enough green power to meet 34 percent of the university’s electricity use. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that the University of Maryland ranked No. 14 on the Top 30 College & University list of the largest green power users. UMD is using more than 96 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which is enough green power to meet 34 percent of the university’s electricity use.
Joanna Goger has been lecturing on Environmental Science and Policy for almost a decade. She was a lead facilitator at the Sustainability Fellows Workshop and helped UMD’s Sustainability Minor blossom. Goger is this week’s Sustainability Seven not only because of her passion for the environment but also for the work she’s done to spread sustainable knowledge to countless undergraduate students.
Grad student Katie Boyle and Professor Dennis Pogue are uncovering undiscovered sites along the Maryland portion of the Appalachian Trail.