Annual Earth Day Celebration. The goal of Georgia Tech's Earth Day Celebration is to focus attention on the environment and increase people's awareness of the world around them. This is one of the largest Earth Day celebrations in the southeast.
Green Buzz is a centralized resource for informing, showcasing and encouraging green behaviors, activities, initiatives and events at Georgia Tech. It was designed to showcase the myriad ways in which the Tech community is working to change how people think about and use the planet’s raw materials.
The Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems enhances Georgia Tech’s research, education, and service missions, and campus operations through leadership, communications, development, and decision making inspired and defined by the principles of sustainability. Programs and projects initiated or supported by the BBISS lie at the intersections of these themes.
The Strategic Energy Institute (SEI) develops technologies, policies, and educational programs that have the potential for offering high-impact solutions to pressing near-term energy issues. SEI engages in fundamental energy-related research that will have a long-term, transformative effect on our nation's energy future.
GTRI is a leading applied research and development center that develops energy and environmental solutions. In addition to working with industry, we work with the U.S. Department of Energy, NASA, the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Includes links for Documents, Publications, and Forms; Air, Water, Land, Hazardous Waste; Air Quality Forecast; Outdoor Water Use; Water Conservation; Statewide Water Planning. Website provides information about the EPD's efforts to protect and manage Georgia's air, water and land resources. EPD works to address the various environmental issues, ranging from the quality of the air in metropolitan areas, to the impact of population growth on the supply of fresh water, to the quality of the water in Georgia's many lakes and streams.
CARE is a competitive grant program that offers a way for a community to organize and take action to reduce toxic pollution in its local environment. Through CARE, a community creates a partnership that implements solutions to reduce releases of toxic pollutants and minimize people's exposure to them. EPA helps CARE communities by providing financial and technical assistance.
Most people don't realize how much food they throw away every day — from uneaten leftovers to spoiled produce. About 95 percent of the food we throw away ends up in landfills or combustion facilities. This EPA page lists what you can about it.
From NASA's collection of online photos. More detailed photo (no captions) at: http://www.thisisclimatechange.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/McCarty1909-2004_USGS1.jpg . And even more detail at: Glacier Photograph Collection, National Snow and Ice Data Center/World Data Center for Glaciology.
1909 photo by Ulysses Sherman Grant.