green jobs

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 …

Chill Out this Earth Day with NWF!

On April 13, National Wildlife Federation will unveil the winners of the 2011 campus Chill Out competition!  These campuses are incredible examples of how the students, faculty and staff at …

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

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.  …

Greenforce: Leaders Emphasize Community Colleges as Green Jobs Laboratories

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 …

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

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 …

Greensboro, NC | flickr: wwritter

Standout Community Colleges to Highlight Friday’s Greenforce Summit in Greensboro

As late winter turns to true spring, the Greenforce tour rolls on in North Carolina, setting up shop at Guilford Technical Community College in Greensboro later this week. Friday’s Central …

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