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Hey California, Clean up your campuses on April 21st

3/19/2012 // By Kristy Jones

Sometimes before you get clean you gotta get dirty! National Wildlife Federation is happy to support the Let’s Get Dirty Initiative of the Ian Somerhalder Foundation. This April 21st, the Ian Somerhalder Foundation challenges colleges and universities in California to […] Read more >

Michigan student’s Tar Sands Action arrest makes headlines

9/28/2011 // By Alex Costakis

A few weeks ago, Central Michigan University student Chloe Gelichman submitted a letter to the editor about her recent arrest at the Tar Sands Action in DC to her schools student run newspaper. Instead of publishing her LTE, they contacted her for […] Read more >

Take Action on Tar Sands Today! Write a Letter to the Editor

9/9/2011 // By Alex Costakis

Since the Tar Sands Action in DC ending last weekend, many have wondered what they can do in their hometowns to continue the fight to stop the Keystone XL pipeline. Lead organizers of the Tar Sands Actions demonstration have indicated […] Read more >

Update: Tar Sands Action Arrests postponed due to Hurricane, Michigan students staying on till Monday

8/27/2011 // By Alex Costakis

381 people have been arrested at the Tar Sands Action in Washington D.C. since the massive civil disobedience event started last Saturday 8/20. This weekend, however, all civil disobedience will stop in respect for the state of emergency declared in […] Read more >

MI Students Against Keystone XL Pipeline- Will risk arrest this weekend at the Tar Sands Action in D.C

8/23/2011 // By Alex Costakis

Michigan Students are against the Keystone XL pipeline: Will risk arrest this weekend at the Tar Sands Action in D.C. Read more >

Butte College Proves “Grid Positive” Possible

7/18/2011 // By Julian Keniry

When Butte College publicly stated its goal in 2008 to become grid positive by 2012, the campus sustainability community watched developments closely, wondering how Butte would achieve this goal.  The technical, financial, and staffing barriers would be formidable, we all knew from […] Read more >

Join the iMatter March Ann Arbor this Sunday, May 15 at Noon!

5/12/2011 // By Alex Costakis

This Sunday, May 15th at noon, youth from across the state of Michigan will be traveling to Ann Arbor to take part in the iMatter March. The youth-run march will raise awareness about the current climate crisis and ask the […] Read more >

Going Underground on Campus: Creates Jobs, Saves Money and Reduces Carbon Footprint

3/20/2011 // By Julian Keniry

When a campus such as Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana determines to reduce coal use by 30,000 tons, save $2 million, and cut carbon pollution by 50% each year, it is news.  Multiply that effort by 160 campuses in 42 states, and […] Read more >

Grand Rapids City-Wide Power Shift Event

3/16/2011 // By Alex Costakis

This Friday 3/18 at 7pm in the John F. Donnelly Conference Center, Aquinas College is hosting a city-wide Power Shift 2011 event for students and community members across Western Michigan. Read more >

Top 12 State Policies for Greener Jobs and Workforce

11/22/2010 // By Julian Keniry

At the State Environmental Leadership Program annual conference in Nebraska last week, state leaders discussed ways to bridge beyond the stimulus and other federal funding for green development, and strategised methods of developing state policies that will foster such development. Read more >