For the fourth consecutive year, Berea College will host the Carbon Neutral Basketball “Green” Game on Feb. 7 to bring awareness to the responsibility higher-education institutions have to help reduce global carbon emissions.
Following the Green Game, the Sustainability Office staff will calculate the total carbon emissions emitted from the energy used in Seabury Center Gym during the home game, plus emissions from the opposing team’s transportation. This calculation will determine the number of trees volunteers and staff must plant later in the spring to offset the carbon put into the atmosphere during this basketball game. Continue reading Berea to Host Fourth Annual “Green” Basketball Game and EcoChallenge →
Earth Day at Berea College includes trees and ducks this year. The College’s students, athletes, administrators and city officials, including Berea’s Mayor, Steven Connelly, planted trees on Friday, April 22, at 9:30 a.m. on the Berea College campus. The College’s Office of Sustainability sponsored this event. Continue reading Students Plant Trees and Hunt Ducks on Earth Day 2016 →
Berea College hosts Kentucky’s first carbon-neutral basketball game in a doubleheader with Alice Lloyd College men and women’s teams on February 18 in the Seabury Athletic Complex. It’s just the second time a carbon-neutral basketball game has been played in the country. Continue reading Berea College Mountaineers Host Carbon-Neutral “Green Games” →