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The Green Economy Takes All Kinds (Even Business Majors)

3/31/2011 // By Max Greenberg

I almost missed it in a week of big news and early baseball, but this op-ed from Sunday’s Richmond Times-Dispatch brings up a few good points about America’s growing green economy: A few years ago, there was a predicted shortage …

Chill Out: Submit Your Campus’ Video Today

10/21/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

NWF is hosting its fifth annual national Chill Out: Climate Action on Campus competition. Enter your video, and you could win one of many prizes for your school.

Sustainability Leaders at Major Corporations Share Strategies at Green Pathways Conference

9/22/2010 // By Cheli Cresswell

Today marks that start of the Creating Green Pathways for Lower-Skilled Adults Conference in Chicago, Illinois. The two-day event, co-hosted with NWF by Jobs For The Future and the National Fund for Workforce Solutions, is designed to help project leaders, employers, and …

NWF Activist Joins White House Clean Energy Economy Forum

12/2/2009 // By Miles Grant

The Obama administration is hosting Clean Energy Economy Forum at the White House tonight.

‘Generation E’ Leading Campus Sustainability Revolution

11/20/2009 // By Amanda Cooke

NWF’s Campus Ecology program has released its anticipated study of Generation E: Students Leading for a Sustainable, Clean Energy Future, which highlights the unique and critical role college students play in the climate flight. Published just weeks before the international …

Wolves Do It, Moose Do It, Even Orange Clownfish Do It. Will You?

10/15/2009 // By Julia Marden

Today a college student will graduate with thousands in debt and a difficult job search. Tomorrow, if we take action now to confront the climate challenge, college students might find themselves in a booming green jobs market. Today, American children …

Laid-off Auto Workers Re-train for Green Jobs

8/3/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

America’s community colleges are moving toward re-training America’s workforce. One school in Dearborn, Michigan is an example. The Straits Times reports: “In a crowded classroom at Henry Ford Community College, laid off auto workers are learning how to install and …

Have food, will travel–but not far

11/13/2008 // By NWF

College and university dining halls have been looking at their menus to find ways to reduce their impacts on the environment. By providing more local foods, these schools are simultaneously working to reduce food miles, encourage sustainable agricultural practices and …

“The Quiet Generation” No More

11/15/2007 // By Kristin Johnson

NWF Campus Field Director Lisa Madry just emailed around a great recap of Power Shift 2007 that I had to share… It was amazing to have the opportunity to experience the energy of 6,000 students converging at the University of …

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