Tag Archives: environment

Thoreau & climate change

Biologist Richard B. Primack will present “Climate Change Comes to Thoreau’s Concord” on Apr. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in Fulton Hall, Room 511. Primack is the author of Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau’s Woods (University of Chicago Press), which uses … Continue reading

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Planet protector

Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben has shaped public perception–and public action–on climate change, alternative energy, and sustainability. He will give a talk (dubbed a Boston Globe Best Bet) on “350: The Most Important Number in the World” at Boston College … Continue reading

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Big battle over a little fish

More than 30 years after arguing one of the nation’s most significant environmental law cases in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, Boston College Law School Professor Zygmunt J. B.  Plater has published an account of the iconic story of the legal … Continue reading

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Chasing Ice

The Arts Festival will host a book-signing by alumnus and noted nature photographer James Balog on Apr. 25 at 7 p.m. in Devlin Hall. He will be signing copies of his book, ICE: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers, a visual chronicle … Continue reading

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BC Libraries celebrate March

The Boston College Libraries are honoring BC is Green month with BC Greener Lib group’s new list of library resources with an environmental focus. Check out the new list of green books for 2011 and new green e-books. There also … Continue reading

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Appreciate your plenitude

Social economist and best-selling author Juliet Schor recently sat down with the Boston College Chronicle for an interview about the buzz surrounding her new book, Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth. “People are facing situations with less money, less … Continue reading

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