October, 2008

University of Florida Strives to Surpass LEED

For universities serious about reducing their carbon footprint, compact fluorescent light bulbs just won’t cut it. Many are starting, quite literally, from the ground up, building highly efficient dorms, classrooms …

Student Fees Drive Campus Retrofits

It often takes more than a dedicated student club or well-intentioned administrator to transform campus operations, particularly when it comes to sustainability and energy efficiency. Rather, campus-wide commitment can be …

Students Have Their Hands Full Saving Food, Energy and Water

University and college dining halls across the country are beginning to sound a little different these days, as if there are a few less “clanks” and “clatters” mingled with mealtime …

Join the Make Tracks Family Trail Weekend

Walk, bike, roll or stroll to a trail near you this Columbus Day Weekend (October 11-13th, 2008) for the first annual Make Tracks™ Family Trail Weekend! A new website by …

Just One Week Left To Speak Up For The Endangered Species Act!

Recent news from Hawaii reported that the federal government has identified 48 species on the island of Kauai to add to the endangered species list. According to the U.S. Secretary …

Befriend A Tree

Mary Quattlebaum shares another of her favorite books.

Clean-Energy Industry Will Boost Northwest Economy, Job Creation

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Nations Donate Billions To New Climate Investment Funds

The world’s industrial nations recently pledged more than $6.1 billion to the Climate Investment Funds, to aid developing nations in the fight against climate change. The funds, approved this summer …

Google’s Clean Energy 2030: Proposal To Reduce Dependence On Fossil Fuels

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Tonight’s Presidential Debate: Will Candidates Address Climate Change?

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