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14 Apps That Will Revolutionize Your Walk in the Woods

1/22/2014 // By Drew Hendricks

Many argue that smartphones are keeping kids out of the woods and locked up behind their screens. However, these devices and the new mobile apps they put at our fingertips assist us in a lot of different ways, even when you’re […] Read more >

STEM Leaders Agree on Relevancy of Environmental Education for Kids of Color

5/7/2012 // By Hillary Tipton

Whether it’s at the elementary, undergraduate or professional level, we have a long way to go when it comes to diversity in the “STEM,” or Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics career fields. That much is clear. What may be less evident, […] Read more >

Butte College Proves “Grid Positive” Possible

7/18/2011 // By Julian Keniry

When Butte College publicly stated its goal in 2008 to become grid positive by 2012, the campus sustainability community watched developments closely, wondering how Butte would achieve this goal.  The technical, financial, and staffing barriers would be formidable, we all knew from […] Read more >

Green Manufacturing and Urban Agriculture: Hot Topics discussed at the Chicagoland Greenforce Initiative Meeting

5/20/2011 // By Juliana Goodlaw-Morris

Green manufacturing and urban agriculture were the hot green topics discussed at the first Greenforce Intiaitive gathering on May 17th at the Chicago-Kent College of Law.  The gathering was in conjunction with the Chicago Green Collar Jobs Initiative 4th annual summit and participants […] Read more >

Electric Vehicles’ Price at the Pump: 75 cents “per gallon”

3/30/2011 // By Mary Ellen Kustin

Last week, the global price of oil rose above $105 per barrel and the national average price of gasoline hit $3.55 per gallon– the highest ever for this time of year.  However, if you could plug your car into an […] Read more >

Get Real, Get Outside

3/25/2011 // By Amanda Stone

What are you missing when you’re looking at screens? Play Again, a documentary shown as part of DC’s Environmental Film Festival, tackled this question, portraying the changing balance between the virtual and natural worlds facing today’s children (and let’s admit […] Read more >

American-made Electric Cars: President Obama and High School Students Agree

1/26/2011 // By Mary Ellen Kustin

In last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama reiterated his goal to see 1 million plug-in and electric vehicles on the road by 2015.  Electric vehicles (EVs) are a great example of the potential of American innovation to […] Read more >

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Clean Car Future in Detroit

1/19/2011 // By Frank Szollosi

by Danielle Korpalski and Frank Szollosi, reporting from the North American International Auto Show. Three things you can count on at a big car show in Detroit: big engines, bright lights, and beautiful models. What was really sexy, though, was taking […] Read more >

Inner-City Youth Walking the Talk on Advanced Vehicle Innovation and Sustainability

1/6/2011 // By Mary Ellen Kustin

As we head into 2011 with positive manufacturing news in the national media, industriousness and innovation at a high school in West Philadelphia shows how US leadership in clean energy and transportation technology is not just building jobs today, but […] Read more >

NASA and Eco-Schools USA – Phenology, POWER, and Participation

11/3/2010 // By Laura Hickey

Day 2 of the NASA/Eco-Schools USA Climate Change Connections institute focused on technology and student engagement. Read more >