January, 2009

NWF Welcomes Obama's Green Economic Recovery Plan; Education Key Area For Investment

In detailing his economic recovery package, President-elect Barack Obama mentioned education as a key area for sustainable investment. “To give our children the chance to live out their dreams…we will … Read more

FGCU’s solar field delayed by permitting

In the spring, we alerted you to the Florida legislature's approval of FGCU's solar array, which is expected to cover 19 acres and produce 2MW of electricity for the university. … Read more

ClimateEdu: Youth Activism, Hydrogen Cars, and more

Our latest issue is live. Here are today's headlines: Youth Activists Making Their Voices Heard at Climate TalksJoann KlimkiewiczAt climate talks in Poznan, young delegates from across the world added … Read more

Help Create Jobs and Protect Wildlife

We all know that these are some tough times for our country’s economy–and as a conservationist, I find myself not only concerned about the impact of our economy on my … Read more

Recession is the Mother of Invention: Innovative Ways Campuses Are Coping with the Financial Crisis

As Van Jones put it in The Green-Collar Economy, “the bottom fell out” of our economy last year. The seizing credit market has reverberated across all sectors of society, hitting … Read more

Service Learning Takes a Climate Approach

As colleges and universities across the country address their carbon footprints, Warren Wilson College (WWC) is taking climate action past the confines of campus. INSULATE!, a service-learning project which gets … Read more

Youth Activists Vocal at Climate Talks

More than 500 young people from 54 countries converged on the coal-mining region of Poznan, Poland last month to weigh in on a critical discussion in preparation for a new … Read more

Hydrogen: Just a Lot of Hot Gas?

Peter Lehman drives up the California coast in Humboldt State University’s new hydrogen car, emblazoned with the words “Hydrogen Powered” on the sides. “If it didn’t say so, you wouldn’t … Read more

Reclaim our future — Register for Power Shift 2009

As you may have heard, Power Shift is back! We're proud to say that we expect thousands of students from every state to descend onto Washington DC to demand bold … Read more

5 Tips to Get Off The Couch — And Get Outside!

The holidays are over. The prospect of three more months of winter seems, well, HORRIBLE. Everyday I seem to find more reasons to Tether myself to my couch Surf Twitter, … Read more