January, 2009

Climate on Campus….Heats Up Starting this Week!

  Starting this week, National Wildlife Federation and partners launch the first of three national initiatives this winter and spring that will collectively mobilize an estimated 300,000 students, young people … Read more

Greener IT on campus

While good green citizens are fond of using email to save trees, the widely-ignored fact is that those same emails take up all kinds of server space. Space which, as … Read more

Upload Photos of Kids Outside!

We are working to compile the world’s largest library of photos of kids playing outside! We’ve already got pictures of kids splashing in streams, running in playgrounds, dancing in the … Read more

Gore Tells Senate Committee We Need New Global Climate Treaty

And we’re live from Union Station in Washington, DC! I just came from Dirksen Senate Office Building, where I was one of about 75 people who didn’t get into today’s … Read more

Having a (Green) Ball

If you weren’t one of the lucky thousands packed into the National Portrait Gallery last week for the Green Inaugural Ball, you missed the best and greenest party of the … Read more

Delivering on the Promise

It feels like a whole new world.  On January 19, I joined thousands of people at the Green Inaugural Ball that celebrated the Big Green Tent — and the arrival … Read more

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

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 … Read more

Serving Others by Digging Dirt

This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, some of my colleagues and I took up the call to a day of national service.  Joined by some big names and little students, … Read more

Groups Press Obama For Tribe-Friendly Renewables

A network of Native American tribal groups is asking President Barack Obama to support tribally owned and operated renewable energy projects, along with economic development initiatives that could reduce dependence … Read more

Report: All Antarctica Warming

Antarctica is warming rather than cooling, according to scientists analyzing half a century of temperatures on the continent. A review by U.S. scientists of satellite and weather records for Antarctica, … Read more