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Education, Union Leaders in Washington to Support Clean Energy Jobs

3/5/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

Union leaders, community college presidents, and members of the jobs training community flocked to Washington, D.C. this week. The diverse group of leaders traveled from 10 states with one common purpose: to encourage members of the U.S. Senate to pass a climate […] Read more >

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New Financing Tools Help Push for Clean Energy

2/23/2010 // By Julian Keniry

For anyone interested in serious reductions in global warming pollution on campus, the new report “Financing Sustainability on Campus,”written by Ben Barlow and edited by Andrea Putman, is an indispensable resource.  Published by the National Association of College and University […] Read more >

David Orr, Oberlin College

Confronting Climate Collapse: The Work of a Lifetime

1/12/2010 // By Julian Keniry

Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse, recently published by Oxford University Press, is David W. Orr’s ninth book.  Although dozens of climate-related books have been published within the last several months and even more information exists online, there are […] Read more >

One Minute to Midnight: Educating for Action

10/17/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Responsibility is in the air at this weekend’s Bioneers conference. The attendees are, by and large, concerned about the impact they and their organizations exert on a stressed planet, and perhaps no one feels more culpable than teachers and education […] Read more >

QOTD: How Sustainability Rankings Influence the University

10/15/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

On the heels of our earlier post on sustainability rankings comes this quote from Charlotte Strem, interim director of physical and environmental planning at the University of California's Office of the President:   "Campuses measure profits and other things differently […] Read more >

The Best and Worst in 2008: Campus Highlights and Lessons for the New Year

12/30/2008 // By Julian Keniry

With presidents leading the way, campuses shifting to solar energy, record level participation in national education campaigns and students turning out en masse to vote, 2008 was a banner year for campus sustainability. To sustain this momentum in the coming […] Read more >