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Power Shifts in Michigan

Over 300 young people and students showed up at Lansing last weekend for Power Shift Michigan, an event intended to give activists, students, and community members a chance to take …

USA TODAY covers sustainability majors

USA TODAY has a new story on campus sustainability, focused on the rise of degree programs that prepare students to work in sustainability fields, such as green construction or sustainable …

$12 billion to go to community colleges

Last week, President Obama announced the creation of the American Graduation Initiative, which is expected to funnel $12 billion to community colleges to educate underemployed or unemployed workers in preparation …

Energy Bill Includes Amendment for Green Training at Community Colleges

A new amendment to the 2009 energy bill is designed to fund job training at community colleges in renewable and alternative energy fields. This amendment, sponsored by Senator Wyden (D-Ore.) …

Community Colleges: Training Clean Energy Workers

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 …

Potential for wind power at University of Utah

Christopher Hill, a biochemistry professor at the University of Utah, recently published a great op-ed in the Daily Utah Chronicle about the potential of wind power at his campus. Currently …

Babson College Announces Wind Energy Installation

Babson College, a Boston-area university that is consistently ranked #1 by US News and World Report for Entrepreneurship programs, recently announced plans for the installation of a demonstration wind turbine. …

The Power of Wind

It’s hard to forget about the renewable power of wind when you’re in the presence of the 365 foot, 1.65 megawatt wind turbine perched near the summit of St. Olaf …

If they can do it…

When you think of what types of companies and organizations might be going carbon neutral, what do you think of? Environmental non-profits? Small businesses in Vermont and California? How about …

Campuses Taking the Lead on Global Warming Solutions

"Sea-bed plan to store carbon", a recent BBC News article, details the theory that storing carbon dioxide under the sea could help to reduce global warming and will probably pose no …

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