green jobs

The Auto Industry Just Built More Than 100,000 Green Jobs

Why haven’t we heard about this…and how do we get more of it? Over the last few weeks, the national debate has been even more all-about-jobs than usual.  But one …

Flickr/D Sharon Pruitt

Back to [Green] School!

The arrival of fall marks the end to longer days, ice cream trucks and the return to the classroom.  For some students around the country this return is often marred …

Butte College Proves “Grid Positive” Possible

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, …

Next Economic Development Administration Grant Deadline June 10th

The Economic Development Administration has recently switched to a quarterly review process for applications to some of its programs. The Public Works, Economic Adjustment and Global Climate Change Mitigation Incentive Fund investments applications are now be reviewed on a quarterly basis, and the next quarterly deadline for submitting EDA grant applications to these programs is June 10th, 2011.

Community College Program Encourages Idea Exchange in Green Fields of Study

  |   May 26, 2011

Guest Blog by: Staci Matlock The Santa Fe New Mexican Walking through the new Trades and Advanced Technology Center at Santa Fe Community College is like touring one big practical …

Green Manufacturing and Urban Agriculture: Hot Topics discussed at the Chicagoland Greenforce Initiative Meeting

Green manufacturing and urban agriculture were the hot green topics discussed at the first Greenforce Intiaitive gathering on May 17th at the Chicago-Kent College of Law.  The gathering was in conjunction with …

Growing Green in the Valley

Blue Ridge Community College, a partner of the Greenforce Initiative, will host Growing Green in the Valley for agricultural producers, agri-tourism operations, and related businesses and interested individuals on Thursday, May …

How NWF is fighting for climate justice in tribal communities

This guest blog post was written by Myra Wilensky, NWF’s Tribal Global Warming Outreach Manager. She is based in Boulder, CO. For more information on her work towards achieving climate …

Carla Howard and Marc Littlejohn of NWF gathered to celebrate the National Urban League's achievements and to recognize members of Congress. (Photo Credit: Mia Fields-Hall)

National Urban League’s 8th Annual Legislative Policy Conference and the State of Black America

The National Urban League held its 8th Annual Legislative Policy Conference. National (youth, civil rights, etc.) leaders, including those from the National Wildlife Federation, gathered in our nation’s capital to …

The Green Economy Takes All Kinds (Even Business Majors)

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 …

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