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Power Shift: “We are not going anywhere!”

1/27/2009 // By NWF

If 2007’s Power Shift is any example, Power Shift 09 is going to be huge:

ClimateEdu: Youth Activism, Hydrogen Cars, and more

1/13/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Our latest issue is live. Here are today's headlines: Youth Activists Making Their Voices Heard at Climate TalksJoann KlimkiewiczAt climate talks in Poznan, young delegates from across the world added their voices to the debate, demanding that the global dialogue …

What do you want to say to President-Elect Obama?

11/5/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Mr. Obama has only a few short months to prepare for inauguration and all the challenges that come with it, of which environmental problems are only one piece. In the past, he has called for emissions reductions 80% by 2050, …

Al Gore Lauds Youth and Campus Activists

10/29/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

In case you haven’t heard, Al Gore addressed students across the country tonight in a live webcast from the Energy Action Coalition and the PowerVote campaign, asking young people to continue the work they’re doing to change the way we …

WorldChanging Lists “Majors Making a Difference”

10/22/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Since its launch, WorldChanging has been known for its innovative and game-changing solutions, and this week they’re having a look at colleges and universities. The feature on School Sustainability is worth a look, as it breaks down some good choices …


10/7/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

If you’re visiting for the first time (perhaps linking over from DotEarth, a blog we follow regularly), welcome!The Campus Ecology program here at NWF promotes climate leadership and sustainability among colleges and universities by providing resources, creating networking opportunities and …

Ratings and Rankings and Lists, Oh My! (Part 2)

9/30/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

As part 2 of last week’s post on college sustainability rankings, here’s a little more information on the Sustainable Endowment Institute’s newly issued Green Report Card. The Sustainable Endowments Institute relies heavily on a small core of schools for its …

Ratings and Rankings and Lists, Oh My!

9/16/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

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Student Video Competitions Seek Solutions to Climate Issues

9/12/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

With the new semester starting, opportunities abound for students interested in putting their screenwriting and film skills to work: Climate Matters: Inspire Your Next President These 30 or 60 second short videos must relate to climate change and not to …

HESA Act Signed into Law: What Does It Mean for Climate Action on Campus?

8/15/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Several weeks ago, Congress passed the Higher Education Sustainability Act (as part of HR 4137, the College Opportunity and Affordability Act), and on the 14th of August, the President signed this act into law. This is the first authorized bill …