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Michigan Students Say… “Yes We Can…Stop the Pipeline!”

11/8/2011 // By Juliana Goodlaw-Morris

Over 30 Michigan students from across the state jumped at the chance to go to the Keystone XL Pipeline rally and action at the White House this past weekend, November 6th. Since the Kalamazoo Oil Spill last summer, students and […] 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 >

Power Shifts in Michigan

10/20/2009 // By Juliana Goodlaw-Morris

Over 300 young people and students showed up at Lansing last weekend for Power Shift Michigan, an event intended to give activists, students, and community members a chance to take action on climate issues. Power Shift events are also taking […] Read more >

New rankings show prominence of sustainability

10/13/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

The Sustainable Endowments Institute's new green rankings are out, and there is some good news: With all the focus on sustainability in higher education over the past few years, grades are going up. Just over half of the schools surveyed […] Read more >

An Honor to be Nominated

8/22/2009 // By Jen Fournelle

Last night, I attended The Imagen Foundation Awards with Chill Out producer Melinda Esquibel of Mundo Maravilla, director Melissa Balin of the Brookturn Company, and NWF board member Lyvier Conss. (That's them with me and Jose Yenque in the photo […] Read more >

New Office at Interior Department Will Engage and Employ Youth

4/29/2009 // By NWF

Yesterday, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar formally announced the creation of an Office of Youth within the Interior Department to create and manage programs that are intended to get youth working outside again. “The new office will build our […] Read more >

Energy Bill Includes Amendment for Green Training at Community Colleges

4/1/2009 // By NWF

A new amendment to the 2009 energy bill is designed to fund job training at community colleges in renewable and alternative energy fields. This amendment, sponsored by Senator Wyden (D-Ore.) would authorize $500 million ($100 million per year for five […] Read more >

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