Roger Williams University

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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BRISTOL, RI __ Just by changing our construction habits, our buildings can harvest and store the energy around them. RWU Architecture Professor Patrick Charles looks at one building that succeeds at this idea.
BRISTOL, RI __ Wind power has a viable future and, as RWU Professor Elefterios Pavlides points out, it's not the technology that's slowing its growth down, it's the politics. Planet Forward (RWU) spoke with him about the subject.
Sarah Kite, the Director of Recycling Services at the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation, details the recycling process and gives a tour of Rhode Island's recycling center.
BRISTOL, RI __ Block Islanders are considering the idea of posting eight wind turbines along their coastline hoping to harvest the wind for electricity. Planet Forward (RWU) looks at the plan and the possibilities.
Kate Tobin, Assistant Manager of Transportation and Parking at Roger Williams University, discusses how the University is making an effort to go "green" with the addition of an environmentally friendly GEM car on campus.
BRISTOL, RI __ Team Planet Forward (RWU) took to the streets of Providence and Boston to ask passersby what they knew about the Carbon Footprint concept.
BRISTOL, RI __ Here at Roger Williams University, 17 students are working hard to create a catalog of videos on sustainability issues: This year, the topic is Carbon Footprint, and the team is finding curious and creative ways to illustrate that... Read More
The Town of Portsmouth, RI, raised its own wind turbine hoping to reduce the carbon footprint for this small New England community.
They may cost more but, in the long run, florescent light bulbs burn far less energy. Professor Loren Byrne explains why.
New Bedford, Mass., is the only city in a 60-mile radius of Boston that isn't networked into the commuter rail system. Roger Williams University students look at how a station might reduce the carbon footprint for the region.

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