The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Saving Harley Clarke is a win for the environment

November 4, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

The greenest building is the one that is already standing. Existing buildings represent embodied energy, and that energy is forever lost once a building is demolished. The materials used to build historic buildings like the Harley...

Schwartz: Want to live better? Have less ‘stuff’

Alex Schwartz, Columnist

April 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Whenever Earth Day rolls around, I’m usually not in a celebratory mood. I mainly feel a deep concern for our deteriorating environment, guilt for that time I accidentally left the lights on in my room and just a little twang...