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Small steps in saving the world

Small steps in saving the world

By Duke Staff On Oct. 14, more than 170 countries, including the United States, signed an agreement in Kigali, Rwanda to ban the use of greenhouse gas chemicals called hydrofluorocarbons, which are used as coolants in refrigerators and air conditioners. This deal will have a huge impact on slowing the progression of global warming, according […]

‘Green’ group teaches proper recycling

‘Green’ group teaches proper recycling

By Casey Chafin | The Duquesne Duke A student group on campus is working hard to clear up any confusion Duquesne students, faculty and staff might have when it comes to proper recycling. Gretchen Scheetz, co-president of Evergreen, a student group dedicated to making Duquesne more environmentally friendly, said her organization is currently working to […]

Campus recognized for green energy

By Kylie Putman | For The Duquesne Duke In recognition of its commitment to purchasing green energy, Duquesne has been awarded a spot on the Environmental Protection Agency’s list of the Top 30 Colleges and Universities in the country. The honor was given because of the 18 million kilowatt hours of wind power Duquesne bought […]