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The Top 5 Reasons to Put Solar On It in 2014

Last summer, a long time friend in Half Moon Bay, CA, asked me what she and her friends and neighbors can do to┬ápromote solutions to climate change. Her question inspired …

NYC Eco-Schools Go Solar!

According to a landmark 2012 report, “Rooftop Revolution,”┬áby the Manhattan Borough President’s office, there are 2.7 million square feet of usable roof space on NYC’s public schools. These rooftops represent …

UNH SEAC will celebrate the 20th annual Solarfest, a solar-powered music and arts festival this year. Photo credit Abigail Gronberg.

Earth Day Celebrations on Campus

Students at colleges and universities across the nation and even across the world have been celebrating Earth Day yearly since its inception in 1970. Many colleges and universities host an …

Collared Lizard by Sarah Waterworth

How Sunshine Powers the Lives of Wildlife

Solar power is cool. Well, I guess technically it’s hot. Either way, the sun is not only involved with creating energy for us, but it plays a critical role in …

How Your Next Vehicle Could Keep the Freezer Running (Really!)

U.S. Marine installs solar water purification system in Afghanistan (via Flickr's marine_corps)

Renewable Energy Saving Lives in Afghanistan

Image courtesy of Bert Maes

In Cancun and Congress, Pressing for Clean Energy Jobs ASAP

Spider's Web Halloween costume from 2005

My Green Halloween Costumes

Every year at National Wildlife Federation’s Headquarters office, we hold a Halloween party with prizes for costumes. I like making costumes from recycled materials because of the intellectual challenge and …

Colleges & Universities Share Advice on Financing On-Campus Renewable Energy Installations at AASHE

At the AASHE Conference campus leaders from diverse backgrounds gathered to share their knowledge, experience and advice on a variety of topics — among them the perennial question of “I want to help my campus adopt sustainable energy practices, but how do I pay for it?”

City Rooftops: Paint Them White Or Plant Them With Green? — New Study

Cities are real climate hot spots and their rooftops, in particular, absorb heat and run up energy use. Jeff Salton at Gizmag.com reports: Previous studies have indicated that painting roofs …

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