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Protesters at a recent Power Shift summit. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Linh Do.

Growing the Clean Economy with Today’s Youth

2/3/2016 // By David Corsar

Interview with Lydia Avila, Executive Director of the Energy Action Coalition (EAC). Lydia Avila is Executive Director of Energy Action Coalition (EAC). EAC is “a coalition of youth-led social and environmental justice organizations working together to build the youth clean …

North Seattle Community College. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Wonderlane

How Community Colleges Can Expand Clean Energy Job Opportunities

2/2/2016 // By David Corsar

Interview with Jane Weissman, President/CEO, Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) About Jane Weissman: Having been active with solar energy since 1985, Jane Weissman is a true veteran of the solar and renewable energy industries and continues leading as the President …

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Creating a Green Workforce in Community Colleges

1/14/2016 // By Julian Keniry

Interview with Dr. Jerry Weber, President of the College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL Jerry Weber is President of College of Lake County, in Illinois, where he has been supporting the clean economy workforce through the Illinois Green Economy Network …

5th Annual Climate Change Symposium at Northern Virginia Community College

4/26/2013 // By Courtney Cochran

Guest post by Robert Johnson, Sustainability Officer, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Robert Johnson joined NOVA in October 2012 as the College’s first Environmental Sustainability Officer.  He is focused on developing a Sustainability Strategy for the College, completing its first greenhouse …

UNH SEAC will celebrate the 20th annual Solarfest, a solar-powered music and arts festival this year. Photo credit Abigail Gronberg.

Earth Day Celebrations on Campus

4/15/2013 // By Sara Gassman

Students at colleges and universities across the nation and even across the world have been celebrating Earth Day yearly since its inception in 1970. Many colleges and universities host an array of events throughout “Earth Week” and even “Earth Month,” …

Initiating Sustainability through the Production of Biodiesel Fuels

3/8/2013 // By Eriqah Vincent

In the not too distant future, Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) lawn mowers and yard equipment could be powered by biodiesel fuels produced from cooking oils used in the College’s snack bar. PCC is taking the lead in promoting sustainability and …

Nine Community College Faculty Gather in Virginia to Integrate NASA Tools into their Curriculum

2/28/2012 // By Kristy Jones

Last Thursday & Friday, February 23 & 24, National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Jobs for the Future (JFF) hosted a professional development institute in Reston, Virginia, at NWF HQs for the community college faculty participants of the Building a Diverse, Green …

Building a Better Future for Wildlife and Ourselves

11/14/2011 // By Zoe Lipman

White House Event Honors Community College Leaders, Businesses, Entrepreneurs If I had any doubts about Americans’ ability to come together and literally build a better future for people and wildlife, an inspiring event last week helped put those doubts to …

Greenforce: Leaders Emphasize Community Colleges as Green Jobs Laboratories

3/18/2011 // By Max Greenberg

As the Central North Carolina Greenforce Summit continues in Greensboro today, I bring you more constructive nuggets from on-site NWF staffers. Delicious, delicious nuggets. If you’re looking for a one-line takeaway of the event thus far, you could do a …

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From the Central NC Greenforce Summit: Super CIP Reshaping Sustainable Programs Statewide

3/18/2011 // By Max Greenberg

Intrepid Wildlife Promise blogger Max Greenberg here, stringing dispatches together once more from the frontlines of the green workforce development movement. Today we’re looking at the Central North Carolina Greenforce Summit in sunny Greensboro, 2004 inductee into the Department of …

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