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YouTube Launches EDU Channel

4/15/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Curious about the finer points of the clean energy grid? Looking for new ideas on campus low-impact farming or biomass plants? Just need to relax by watching students throw paint on each other in the name of art? YouTube's new […] Read more >

An Associate’s Degree in Green

4/6/2009 // By NWF

One of the first sessions at this year’s Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference gave community colleges a starring role in preparing students for jobs in a greener economy. Keith Ratcliff of the Central Piedmont Community College Center for Sustainability began […] Read more >

Community Colleges: Training Clean Energy Workers

3/19/2009 // By NWF

Our own Xarissa Holdaway has a story at WorldChanging that describes how some California community colleges are experimenting with green-collar training programs. In many regions, early reports suggest there are not enough workers to meet demand for wind, solar and […] Read more >

Rallying at the Capitol for Power Shift ’09

3/6/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

The final event of Power Shift, which took place on a snowy, below-freezing day in Washington, DC, drew thousands of students to the Capitol for pre-scheduled visits to members of Congress. Christopher Applegate, a Missouri transplant now attending the University […] Read more >

High School Students Speak Up at Power Shift ’09

3/2/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

During lunch on Saturday, I went from table to table to ask groups of students why they had come to Power Shift and what they were hoping to gain. Two high school students from Lehman Alternative Community School in Ithaca, […] Read more >

Dancing = education?

2/11/2009 // By NWF

Does a teacher have to dance to teach good science? Richard Alley of Penn State does (you can see the original post at DotEarth here), twisting around and waving his arms to show how the earth’s orbit influences global temperature […] Read more >

Momentum gathers for Power Shift

2/4/2009 // By Shreema Mehta

I'm counting the days until the end of February – and not just because it'll be closer to spring. In a few weeks, I'll be joining 10,000 of my peers at Power Shift 2009 in Washington, DC. — to talk […] Read more >

Kicking off the National Teach-In at University of Maryland

2/4/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Five minutes before the meeting started, Scott Lupin, Director of the Office of Sustainability at UMD, could already see that more chairs would be needed. The room was packed, and students were quickly dispatched to bring extra chairs for everyone […] Read more >

Students’ time in the sun?

1/15/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

An interesting discussion is taking place over at DotEarth, one of our favorite blogs. The post, which discusses students taking their places in the worlds of innovation and activism, mentions Ben Gulak's one-wheeled electric motorcycle, NJIT students capturing exhaust energy, […] Read more >

ClimateEdu: Youth Activism, Hydrogen Cars, and more

1/13/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Our latest issue is live. Here are today's headlines: Youth Activists Making Their Voices Heard at Climate TalksJoann KlimkiewiczAt climate talks in Poznan, young delegates from across the world added their voices to the debate, demanding that the global dialogue […] Read more >