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Heating plant renovation ushers in greener era

January 27, 2010

The Charter Street Heating Plant, an aging but critical source of energy for campus, is about to undergo a transformation that will take the state and university to the 21st century frontiers of cleaner, coal-free power.

New process leads to smaller estimate for global urban area

December 16, 2009

Urbanization is one of the most important trends of the 21st century, yet we don't have a good idea of how much land cities occupy.