2008 was a big year for the environment. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland takes stock of what happened on the front lines and in the headlines.
British lawyers who are calling for the creation of an international court, much like the International Court of Justice at The Hague, to enforce climate treaties and punish states that neglect the environment, among other things.
Louisville businesses and schools are entering a competition to increase their building’s energy efficiency. It’s called Kilowatt Crackdown. All 150 Jefferson County Public Schools are in the competition, and about thirty businesses have joined so far. Leslie Cook with the EPA’s EnergySTAR program says Louisville is leading the way with this initiative. “We really see… Continue reading Schools, Businesses Join Kilowatt Crackdown
University of Louisville public health researchers have been chosen to participate in the nation’s largest study ever to look at environmental influences on children’s health and development.
The second of three conferences called “Energizing Kentucky’ will be held in Louisville on Thursday and Friday.
The Kentucky Power Company will join several other utilities in the Commonwealth in selling green energy credits.
The University of Louisville is launching an initiative aimed at making the school more energy efficient and environmentally friendly. U of L officials says the school will authorize a contract with Siemens Building Technologies to trim energy use through equipment upgrades across its Belknap and Health Sciences campuses. Siemens has begun an energy audit of 84 university… Continue reading U of L Announces Energy Savings Plan