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Student searches for sustainable battery

Gunnar Sly, WSU junior chemical engineering major, hopes to use a form of algae to create longer-lasting and environmentally-friendly batteries.
SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter November 2, 2020

When Gunnar Sly was an incoming freshman three years ago, his dream came true when he was given the opportunity to do research on silicon batteries. Gunnar Sly, junior chemical engineering major, spent...

OPINION: Companies need to go carbon-neutral

Green energy is crucial for our future, and it all starts with corporations.
JACQUELINE MALDONADO-HERNANDEZ, Evergreen columnist October 26, 2020

Famed electronics company Apple has announced its plan to go carbon neutral by 2030, which is 20 years earlier than required by the United Nations, who issued a document requiring businesses to go carbon...

Local farm creates sustainable structure

The Hands and Hearts Farm was created about six years ago to help co-owner Ames Fowler complete graduate school.
JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter September 30, 2020

A husband and wife duo became business partners when they opened a farm in the Palouse region to bolster the husband's graduate school education. Hands and Hearts Farm is a small farm located in Moscow...

School district recognized for continued sustainability effort

School district recognized for continued sustainability effort
MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2020

Teachers and staff at the Pullman School District implement sustainability education through planting trees and creating owl boxes. This effort led to the district being named one of the 2020 U.S. Department...

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