The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The Gaucho Solar project under construction near the Pittsburgh International Airport.

Pitt, Vesper Energy cut the ribbon on the largest solar farm in southwestern Pennsylvania

By James Paul, Staff Writer September 4, 2023

Pitt and Vesper Energy cut the ribbon on the largest solar farm in southwestern Pennsylvania earlier this month, one of the University's biggest strides towards achieving carbon neutrality. The 68-acre...

Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordys Place on Tuesday night.

SGB opens committee chair positions, discusses upcoming inauguration

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer March 23, 2022
SGB held its weekly Tuesday evening public meeting in Nordy’s Place and discussed Pitt’s Climate Action Plan, inauguration for next year’s board and upcoming events. Board members also introduced two new resolutions that will be posted on SGB’s website.
Pitt is again delaying the release of its climate action plan, frustrating students who want the University to take a stronger stance against climate change.

‘Too little, too late’: Students worry as Pitt climate action plan delayed again

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer October 21, 2021
Pitt is again delaying the release of its climate action plan, frustrating students who want the University to take a stronger stance against climate change.
The Ad Hoc Committee on Fossil Fuels released a report in January which said Pitt’s Climate Action Plan would be available by the end of March. Pictured are protestors from last week’s “Tell Us the Truth, Pitt” rally.

Pitt Climate Action Plan release moved to late summer, early fall as student orgs demand answers

By Grace Stringer, For The Pitt News June 29, 2021
While a special board of trustees committee said Pitt’s climate action plan would be released by the end of March, officials now say the plan will likely be released by late summer or early fall due to the original timeline being too “ambitious.”
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