January, 2009

Economist, Groups: Make Global Warming High On Agenda

The United States must move swiftly toward addressing global warming on a variety of fronts, according to a major bank’s leading economist. Adam Sieminski, chief energy economist with Deutsche Bank, …

Obama Administration Helping Auto Industry Turn The Corner

Larry Schweiger, president and CEO of National Wildlife Federation, joined President Barack Obama Monday at the White House as President Obama directed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to grant state …

Students Follow the Yellow Bike Road

In 1994, the Portland, Oregon-based Community Cycling Center helped launch the city’s Yellow Bike program, the first of its kind in the United States. Portland citizens could use any Yellow …

Overcoming Solar’s Challenges with a New Technology

A research team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has invented a cheaper method for harnessing solar energy that could ultimately power homes, campuses and office buildings through tinted windows. …

Is There Room for Sustainability in Every Classroom?

The scene:  Art history class. The professor is showing slides of stained glass windows from a medieval cathedral. Her lecture describes the process and procedures for making stained glass, their …

Power Shift: “We are not going anywhere!”

If 2007’s Power Shift is any example, Power Shift 09 is going to be huge: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQ4qnGHSCX0[/youtube]

Finally! A Victory for Public Lands!

We’ve waited a long time for a significant victory for our public lands… Over the last five years, it’s been one thing after another threatening to take the character and …

Rails and Trails for Wildlife

Let’s face it – our cars threaten wildlife in more ways than one. Road development threatens habitats, to the point where wildlife corridors are needed for animals to migrate. Not …

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The First Hundred Days Start With You

I’m excited to report that since mid-November, over 160,000 people have signed the petition urging President Obama to usher in America’s clean energy economy during his first 100 days. The …

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