MHC's Environmental Commitment

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A global warming lecture by Alan Pounds on October 24 will kick off an exciting new interdisciplinary study abroad program at the Monteverde Institute in Costa Rica.
October 9, 2007 - 10:15am

Sandra Postel, an authority on international water issues, takes new position as the Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Center for the Environment.

October 5, 2007 - 10:15am

Author Anna Lappé delivered a lecture illuminating the challenges posed by climate change, environmental degradation, and the globalized food system. Listen to the audio.

September 27, 2007 - 1:30pm

Elizabeth Kolbert, author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, urged immediate action on the very real crisis of global warming.

September 20, 2007 - 3:45pm

The Mount Holyoke Garden Society began its first planting this summer in the new community garden that will produce organic food crops.

August 9, 2007 - 3:30pm
EAC Logo What do water bottles, climate change, and tampons have in common? Just ask any of the members of Mount Holyoke College's Environmental Action Coalition (EAC).
March 9, 2007 - 9:53am
Professor of geology Al Werner answered questions about the recent IPCC climate change report that says humans are "very likely" responsible for global warming.
February 9, 2007 - 12:00pm
Voices from Silent Spring, the Center for the Environment series, will celebrate the centennial of the birth of Rachel Carson, author of Silent Spring.
January 30, 2007 - 2:40pm
For the third year in a row, MHC is going head-to-head with 201 colleges in 43 states to see who will have bragging rights as the greenest school with the best recycling program.
November 13, 2006 - 12:00pm