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Two Labor Unions Oppose Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline And Outline Better Alternatives

8/19/2011 // By Ryan Salmon

“We call on the State Department NOT to approve the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline or to take any actions that lead to the further extraction of Tar Sands oil from Alberta, Canada,” said the presidents of the Amalgamated […] Read more >

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Clean Car Future in Detroit

1/19/2011 // By Frank Szollosi

by Danielle Korpalski and Frank Szollosi, reporting from the North American International Auto Show. Three things you can count on at a big car show in Detroit: big engines, bright lights, and beautiful models. What was really sexy, though, was taking […] Read more >

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The Greenforce Initiative underway on community college campuses

9/22/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

With jobs in the country’s emerging clean energy sector growing more
than twice as fast as jobs overall, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Jobs for the Future (JFF) have joined forces on the two-year Greenforce Initiative, which will spur green jobs education, innovation and training at community colleges in the United States.
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Welcome To Miami – Launching The Greenforce Initiative

4/19/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

This weekend, the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) meeting welcomed students, more than 100 college and university presidents, and national youth organizations at the University of Miami. The annual meeting—the third of its kind—brings leaders together to create and […] Read more >

Preserve the Clean Air Act’s Protections

1/25/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I posted this response “Preserve the Clean Air Act’s Protections” on National Journal’s blog in response to the following question: Should Congress Stop EPA? Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, last week introduced a disapproval resolution — essentially […] Read more >