August, 2009

AASHE Bulletin now covering international news

This week marks the first edition of AASHE’s Global Edition of the Bulletin. Alongside ClimateEdu, the Bulletin is one of the best sources of news on the campus sustainability scene, … Read more

Gov. Paterson Sets NY Emissions Goals

New York Governor David A. Paterson signed an executive order establishing an 80 percent emissions reduction goal by the year 2050. Gov. Paterson stressed the importance of curbing harmful emissions as … Read more

Bird Travels 8,000 Miles — One Way!

Some birds give new definition to the term “migration.” reports: “A bar-tailed godwit, a bird banded near Victoria, Australia, was found more than 8,000 miles away in the western … Read more

Outdoor Kids: Dawn and Dusk

Rebecca Cohen has a strategy for getting the family outside even on hot days. Find out what it is! Read more

Big Oil Funding Anti-ACES Protests

Polluters have already spent more than $100 million dollars trying to kill comprehensive climate and energy legislation. That money has wound up funding everything from misleading TV ads to forged … Read more

Video: The Bob Beamon of Squirrels

Do backyard squirrels count as wildlife? I say yes: And be sure to follow common squirrel on Twitter! Read more

New Poll: 71% Back Climate Bill

A new Zogby International poll released today shows seven in ten likely voters favor the American Clean Energy and Security (ACES) Act, the comprehensive climate and clean energy bill that … Read more

Game Changer on the Road: 230 Miles Per Gallon

Mysterious ads have been popping up around DC recently, featuring “230 8-11” with a smiling outlet for the 0. We just found out what all the fuss is about: The … Read more

Psychology and Social Science Inform Climate Campaigns

NWF August 11, 2009 Schools are tapping into the power of the mind when it comes to environmental campaigns. By integrating social science theories into their messaging and tactics, such … Read more

Putting Vending Machine Energy Consumption on Ice

NWF August 11, 2009 The energy cost of a cold drink has gone down on the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) campus (Wisconsin). The installation of Vending Misers on all … Read more