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WorldChanging Lists “Majors Making a Difference”

10/22/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Since its launch, WorldChanging has been known for its innovative and game-changing solutions, and this week they’re having a look at colleges and universities. The feature on School Sustainability is worth a look, as it breaks down some good choices […] Read more >

Student Video Competitions Seek Solutions to Climate Issues

9/12/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

With the new semester starting, opportunities abound for students interested in putting their screenwriting and film skills to work: Climate Matters: Inspire Your Next President These 30 or 60 second short videos must relate to climate change and not to […] Read more >

Calling All Young Eco-Geniuses!

8/14/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

DotEarth, a popular NYT blog which examines efforts to balance human affairs with the planet’s limits, has been discussing the idea of "Generation-E," a new way to think of the young people stepping up to the challenges of environmental work […] Read more >

Green Graduate, Seeking Job

7/22/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

The buzz on green jobs is especially loud in the summertime, when new grads flood the email boxes of HR managers with carefully composed resumes. Luckily, the environmentally-sensitive have more options than they did in the past, and not just […] Read more >

Same Difference: Unplug Your Cellphone or Skip the Bath

7/2/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Ever wonder whether your power strip or your shower timer saves more energy? David MacKay of Without Hot Air wants you to know for sure what your actions mean. In the author’s own words, "We are inundated with a flood […] Read more >

Round-Up from the Chronicle of Higher Education

6/9/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Several posts over at the Buildings & Grounds blog have caught our eye recently for their focus on environmental initiatives on campus. Part of The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s site, this frequently-updated blog covers architecture, design, new technologies and construction, […] Read more >

Oberlin Students Test Drive Sustainable Living

5/26/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Today’s New York Times profiled the SEED house at environmental all-star Oberlin College. SEED stands for Student Experiment in Ecological Design, and unites eight students in a practical laboratory of sustainable living. As these students have learned more about the […] Read more >

Quick Cut: Use the Revolving Door

3/20/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Here at Campus Ecology, we try to find big, manageable ways for campuses to cut their emissions. However, we definitely don’t want to ignore the fact that small choices, over time and with enough participation, can yield big dividends. So […] Read more >

Green Hard Hats Storm the U.S. Capitol

11/6/2007 // By Julian Keniry

Six thousand student leaders from 2000 colleges, universities and high schools all across the country traveled to Washington, D.C. over the weekend as part of Powershift to ask our nation’s legislators how they plan to protect their generation from global […] Read more >

Power Shift – Picture Perfect!

11/5/2007 // By Kristin Kranendonk

Power Shift 2007, the first-ever national youth climate conference, wrapped up today with hundreds of students rallying on Capital Hill. The event was an overwhelming success and the energy level all weekend was palpable. The movement is growing! Thousands of […] Read more >