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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 >

Top 12 State Policies for Greener Jobs and Workforce

11/22/2010 // By Julian Keniry

At the State Environmental Leadership Program annual conference in Nebraska last week, state leaders discussed ways to bridge beyond the stimulus and other federal funding for green development, and strategised methods of developing state policies that will foster such development. Read more >

Close up of a Tesla Charging (Photo Credit: Mary Ellen Kustin/NWF)

It’s electric!

10/22/2010 // By Mary Ellen Kustin

Not only does the gasoline burned by our cars and trucks produce nearly 30% of our greenhouse gas emissions, but we are almost completely dependent on oil to keep our transportation sector – and our economy – moving. Fueling cars […] Read more >

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

10/11/2010 // By Cheli Cresswell

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?” Read more >

(Photo by Brett Weinstein)

Win-win Action on Vehicles under the Clean Air Act

10/8/2010 // By Zoe Lipman

Last Friday, EPA and NHTSA released a framework to improve fuel economy and cut global warming pollution from cars and light trucks through 2025. The public has a first opportunity to comment throughout October. Whether your first concern is protecting […] Read more >

Pedal Power: What Academe Knows About Bikes

12/22/2009 // By NWF

By Paul Tolmé Susan Handy is the type of bicyclist that environmentalists and policymakers would like to see more of on American roadways. She commutes to work by bike, rides to the store for groceries and pedals her children to […] Read more >

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Permeable Concrete Reduces Emissions

12/22/2009 // By NWF

By Maryruth Belsey Priebe Concrete has earned a bad rap as a high-energy construction material, but some institutions, like the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) and Auburn University (Alabama), are exploring more sustainable options with pervious concrete and […] Read more >

Checking in with Utah’s shortened workweek

8/6/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Almost exactly one year ago, ClimateEdu's premiere issue included a story about several Utah organizations and universities that switched to a four-day workweek schedule on a trial basis, hoping to reduce GHG emissions and provide an extra benefit to employees. […] Read more >

ClimateEdu: New Solar Tech, Curriculum, and Bike-shares

1/27/2009 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Our latest issue is live. Here are today's headlines: Is There Room for Sustainability in Every Classroom?Faculty are finding new ways to incorporate issues of ecology, natural resources, social justice and human behavior into their classes, even those not in […] 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 >