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Students and Other Clean Energy Advocates Mobilizing Against Setbacks

Two weekends ago, over 400 people gathered in Cleveland for one of several regional Power Shift meetings all across the country where the culminating event was a rally focused on stopping …

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New Framework to Guide K-12 Science Education Calls for Shift in the Way Science is Taught in U.S.

The new Framework for K-12 Science Standards recently introduced by Dr. Helen Quinn, theoretical physicist at Stanford University and Chair woman for the National Research Council, was not only highly …

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Bi-Partisanship Hits Capitol Hill – Thanks to Environmental Education!

  Today the bi-partisan No Child Left Inside Act (NCLI) (S.1372 and H.R. 2547) was introduced by Senators Jack Reed (D-RI), Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Congressman John Sarbanes (D-MD).  The …

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Environmental Education is the Key to U.S. Students’ Success!

  Last week must have been a slow news week for the right wing media,  as the new Maryland state environmental education graduation requirement was placed on their “most wanted” media …

Environmental Education Advocates Descend On Washington, D.C.

  Written by: Danielle Moodie-Mills and Jenna Peters This week, members of the No Child Left Inside (NCLI) coalition traveled from as far as Hawaii, New Mexico, and Kentucky to …

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Eco-Schools USA: Free Tools for Climate and Energy Literacy

Last week, the importance of climate change education was formally recognized at the close of the Cancun climate talks. Parties at Friday’s final plenary session ratified Article 6 of the U.N. Framework …

True Roots: One NWFer Reconnects Through Eco-Schools USA

Laura Hickey is National Wildlife Federation’s Senior Director of Global Warming Education and Eco-Schools USA. This month, she traveled back in time with the Eco-Schools USA program.

‘Generation E’ Leading Campus Sustainability Revolution

NWF’s Campus Ecology program has released its anticipated study of Generation E: Students Leading for a Sustainable, Clean Energy Future, which highlights the unique and critical role college students play …

Little Green Thumbs: Gardening with MLK Jr. Elementary

Would you rather stay in the office on a Friday or join a fun bunch of elementary school students in planting flowers? The choice was easy for me! As part …

Young People Speak up for Wildlife and a Clean Energy Future

It’s estimated that over 13,000 young people are in Washington today for Power Shift 2009, and despite the snowstorm, thousands are on the Hill today, lobbying for strong climate legislation.  …

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