News and Announcements
James Balog ’74 screened the film Chasing Ice on campus on Thursday, April 25, as part of the Arts Festival. The film features Balog’s use of revolutionary time-lapse cameras to document changes in the glacial landscape of the Arctic. Following the screening, he participated in a discussion with several hundred BC students and faculty members.
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Five BC professors discuss the environmental aspects of their research programs. These videos premiered at the Excelling at Sustainability conference in April 2011.
Video from Front Row
Dan DiLeo of the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change discusses the Church's teaching and message on climate change and environmental stewardship.
Slideshow from @BC
A group of students conducted an inventory of the trees on the Chestnut Hill and Brighton campuses as part of the University’s effort to determine its overall carbon footprint. This slideshow showcases a selection of the University's noteworthy trees.
Over the past 150,000 years humans have become an increasingly significant force on the Earth system, affecting climate, vegetation patterns, water flow and many other factors. This course explores the role of our species on our home planet. We investigate how human population growth, energy needs, and agriculture affect global sustainability. This course is part of the Environmental Systems introductory sequence (GE 201-208) for Environmental Geoscience majors and Environmental Studies minors.