sustainability

Southern Virginia prepares to build biomass power plant

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) is preparing to build a biomass plant in South Boston, Virginia, using the wood waste left over from the local logging companies. NOVEC is a …

Big News! Power Shift 2011 Date and Venue Change- Register for the Conference Today!

Power Shift 2011 has moved! The conference will now take place at the DC Convention Center from April 15-18. Click here to register to attend. Though it was originally intended to take place at RFK Stadium, the DC Convention Center is the largest space available in the entire city, thus the dates of the convergence have been pushed back by one week to take advantage of this great opportunity.

PlaNYC wins EPAward

EPA announced it’s “Smart Growth” awards for livability in cities and towns. New York City’s PlaNYC took the top award.

Sustainability Leaders at Major Corporations Share Strategies at Green Pathways Conference

Today marks that start of the Creating Green Pathways for Lower-Skilled Adults Conference in Chicago, Illinois. The two-day event, co-hosted with NWF by Jobs For The Future and the National Fund …

Secretary Arne Duncan, Congressman John Sarbanes Address Sustainability Education Summit in DC

This post was written by Patrick Fitzgerald, NWF’s Director of Education Advocacy. NWF’s Campus Ecology Team is back for Day 2 of the Sustainability Education Summit where hundreds of environmental, …

Georgia Campus Sustainability Meeting

On June 11, 2010 the National Wildlife Federation, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State University, Georgia Southern University and the University of Georgia co-hosted the …

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.

Tomorrow' s Table

Five Questions: How Will Genetic Engineering Shape Sustainable Agriculture?

Pam Ronald’s new book on organic farming and the future of food, Tomorrow’s Table, highlights the latest research in the field of genetic engineering, and the ways it might solve …

University of North Carolina food services

Overcoming Obstacles in the Local Food Scene

By Leslie Wells Sometimes, the grass is really greener in your own backyard. Since Campus Ecology ran its first case studies on local and sustainable food back in 2003 (see …

Energy Liaisons, University of Illinois

Schools Raise Staff’s Energy IQ

By Maryruth Belsey Priebe It’s all well and good to install CFLs, upgrade the cooling system efficiencies, and provide alternative transportation options for employees and students, but when lights get …

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