May, 2008

Paper Industry Feeling Heat to Address Climate

International Paper and the printing company RR Donnelley face upcoming shareholder votes on climate change resolutions filed by Domini Social Investments.Domini, a sustainable investing leader, has convinced five other major … Read more

Global Warming, a Global Security Threat?

In April of 2007, a panel of retired U.S. generals and admirals released a report titled National Security and the Threat of Climate Change.The report outlines how “climate change acts … Read more

U. Hawai’i at Manoa Joins Climate Registry

The American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment requires that signatories inventory their campus GHG emissions within the first year, and now that more than 500 schools have signed, many … Read more

The Brits Are Coming Together to Stop Global Warming

British politicians, actors and singers are coming together for Britian’s biggest climate campaign – Together. The Together campaign helped consumers save half a million metric tons of carbon dioxide in … Read more

Sunshine State Awards $8.5M for Solar Power to Florida Gulf Coast University

It’s not often that a state’s motto so appropriately fits the actions of its Congress: the Sunshine State of Florida recently passed a bill which allocates $8.5 million to Florida … Read more

Global Warming is a Global Problem

We are just weeks away from significant movement in the U.S. Senate on addressing global warming. The Climate Security Act will help the U.S. reduce global warming pollution by 2% … Read more

Victory in Surprise Global Warming Vote

The clearest sign yet that our work to move Congress is paying off was the defeat last night of an amendment to the budget bill that would have put Congress … Read more

Hillsborough Community College Collects Rainwater, Strives for Gold LEED

Hillsborough Community College is going for gold: Gold LEED, that is, at a new campus in Tampa Bay’s SouthShore community. Constructed with recycled steel, outfitted with efficient daylight-monitoring lights, and … Read more

Students at San Jose State Compete to Tackle Climate Change

San Jose State University, in a bid to get students more involved in learning about and dealing with climate change, is piloting a new course which will force groups of … Read more

Polar Bear “Threatened” Listing Comes with Strings Attached

Today the Department of the Interior announced it would list the polar bear as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act. Sounds great, right? Unfortunately, the decision came with administrative guidance … Read more