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NC Greenforce Conference – Community Colleges Focus on Preparing North Carolina’s Green Workforce

11/29/2011 // By Carly Queen

More than 100 participants from 37 different community colleges in North Carolina and several local and national organizations came together November 14-15 at Davidson County Community College for the North Carolina Greenforce Conference. This event was organized by the National […] Read more >

Building a Better Future for Wildlife and Ourselves

11/14/2011 // By Zoe Lipman

White House Event Honors Community College Leaders, Businesses, Entrepreneurs If I had any doubts about Americans’ ability to come together and literally build a better future for people and wildlife, an inspiring event last week helped put those doubts to […] Read more >

The House budget is an unprecendent attack on the environment and public health. (Image courtesy of www.treehugger.com)

Climate Capsule: EPA, Climate Protection Under Attack

2/23/2011 // By George Ho

This will be my last edition of the Capsule! I want to say thanks so much for reading for the past 11 months, and to keep looking to National Wildlife Federation and the Climate Capsule to keep you up-to-date on […] Read more >

Green Jobs Summit Series Kicks Off to a Great Start

10/29/2010 // By Cheli Cresswell

Yesterday was a big day for Campus Ecology; the “Preparing the Texas Workforce for the New Green Economy” Summit in San Antonio, Texas was a huge success. It was the first in a series of regional summits put on by the Greenforce Initiatve that NWF and Jobs for the Future (JFF) have jointly created to help spur green jobs education, innovation and training at community colleges in select regions across the country. Read more >

Warming Walruses: Watch NWF’s Climate Capsule

9/29/2010 // By Miles Grant

From DC to Alaska, what impact is global warming having on America right now? What’s the National Wildlife Federation doing to help promote green job training? And as Dirty the Global Warming Denying Sock Puppet attacks California’s climate law, will […] Read more >

Jobs for the Future, National Wildlife Federation launch The Greenforce Initiative

9/22/2010 // By Kristy Jones

The Greenforce InitiativeTM, a partnership of Jobs for the Future and National Wildlife Federation, launches in six regions of the U.S. – Illinois (Chicagoland), Michigan, North Carolina, Texas (San Antonio area), Virginia (Northern region), and Seattle. The Initiative aims to […] Read more >

These guys are huge, but they're not the only important pieces of the green economy.

The Greenforce Initiative underway on community college campuses

9/22/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

With jobs in the country’s emerging clean energy sector growing more
than twice as fast as jobs overall, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Jobs for the Future (JFF) have joined forces on the two-year Greenforce Initiative, which will spur green jobs education, innovation and training at community colleges in the United States.
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Welcome To Miami – Launching The Greenforce Initiative

4/19/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

This weekend, the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) meeting welcomed students, more than 100 college and university presidents, and national youth organizations at the University of Miami. The annual meeting—the third of its kind—brings leaders together to create and […] Read more >