Topic: Unity College
Students at college campuses are calling on administrators to divest from fossil fuels in an effort to curb the effects of climate change. But schools are wary of doing away with some of their most profitable assets.
White House solar panels: The solar panels are to be installed by spring 2011, and will heat water for the first family and supply some electricity.
Environmentalist Bill McKibben and a troupe of college students were disappointed Friday when the Obama administration officials refused to accept a solar panel for use on the White House roof.
A small but growing number of colleges are going green by offering eco-friendly caps and gowns for college graduation.