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Onree Gill, Sheila E. and Mayer Hawthorne to Perform at 2013 Green Inaugural Ball

1/10/2013 // By Guest Author

Guest post by Shelley Cohen. Just like the 2009 star-studded Green Inaugural Ball, this year’s event will bring together top leaders in the environment, energy, and green-technology communities to honor President Barack Obama. With such a broad and diverse audience, […] Read more >

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How Will YOU Get to the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball?

1/9/2013 // By Guest Author

Guest post by Shelley Cohen. The Newseum, site of the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball, is centrally located on Pennsylvania Avenue in the heart of D.C. and all of the inaugural action. Choosing the Newseum as our green venue provides attendees with […] Read more >

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Coal Export Opposition Dominates Public Hearings

1/8/2013 // By Guest Author

Guest blog post by Michael O’Leary.  The news media is getting it right. The recent public hearings over coal export proposals are proving that there’s overwhelming opposition to the plans of big energy companies to sell subsidized American fossil fuels […] Read more >

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Step 1 to Running a Truly Green Event: Finding the Right Spot

1/3/2013 // By Guest Author

By Shelley Cohen.  The 2013 Green Inaugural Ball will bring together diverse groups from among the energy, environment, conservation, and clean-tech communities. The attendees are  among those on the front lines of addressing the most pressing environmental challenges of our […] Read more >

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McLean, Virginia Eco-School Takes a Big Bite Out of Cafeteria Waste

12/7/2012 // By Guest Author

Churchill Road Elementary School holds a Green Flag award in NWF’s Eco-Schools USA program. One of the school’s major greening projects focuses on waste reduction, and they have implemented an exemplary program resulting in a 90% reduction in the trash […] Read more >

Beach-nesting birds—like these black skimmers—were among the wildlife hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy’s Impact on New Jersey’s Birds

12/4/2012 // By Guest Author

This is a guest post by Eric Stiles of New Jersey Audubon Society. As New Jersey was very literally in the eye of the storm, Hurricane Sandy’s impact upon the state was profound. Storm surge transformed many of our barrier […] Read more >

Greenforce Initiative Grant helps St. Clair County Community College show off Living Labs concept

11/20/2012 // By Guest Author

This blog is written by St. Clair County Community College St. Clair County Community College in Port Huron, Mich., uses its green campus to teach students about sustainability and green issues. Thanks to a $3,000 Greenforce Initiative Innovation Mini Grant, […] Read more >

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Stand With Michigan on Prop 3, The Most Important Clean Energy Vote of the Year

11/1/2012 // By Guest Author

This is a guest post by Whit Jones, Campaign Director for Energy Action Coalition There’s one vote on climate and clean energy this election that’s pretty clear and simple: Michigan’s renewable energy ballot initiative, Proposition 3. And right now, it […] Read more >

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Offshore Wind Necessary to Combating Climate Change

10/24/2012 // By Guest Author

This is a guest blog post by Chelsea Harnish, Energy Program Manager for Virginia Conservation Network. The most substantial long-term solution for combating climate change is to power our homes and businesses with renewable energy—namely wind and solar.  However, right now, there […] Read more >

Fishing the Nottoway: A Clean Water Blessing

10/18/2012 // By Guest Author

This is a guest post by Jeff Turner, Blackwater/Nottoway Riverkeeper My Dad and I were fishing the Nottoway River in Virginia a few years ago, a river I grew up on and now protect as a Riverkeeper. We had fished all […] Read more >