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Trustees Adopt Broad Climate Change Strategy

Cutting energy demand and avoiding investment in coal, tar sands included 09.20.2016 By Rich Barlow Expanding BU’s efforts to curb climate change, the Board of Trustees last week unanimously approved a broad strategy, including efforts to avoid investments in companies that extract coal and tar sands oil, the most carbon-intensive fuels.The board also authorized a […]

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Putting Emphasis on Sustainability at Orientation

New students learn about BU’s green culture 09.02.2016 By Liz Vanderau (CAS ’17) It’s 8 a.m. on a Friday morning during a Freshman Orientation session and Lena Adams (SAR’19), dressed in a green T-shirt, is scraping breakfast leftovers and napkins off a sleepy freshman’s plate in the West Campus dining hall. The waste goes into […]

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