Blue Ridge Community College, a partner of the Greenforce Initiative, will host Growing Green in the Valley for agricultural producers, agri-tourism operations, and related businesses and interested individuals on Thursday, May … Read more
Energy Bill Includes Amendment for Green Training at Community Colleges
A new amendment to the 2009 energy bill is designed to fund job training at community colleges in renewable and alternative energy fields. This amendment, sponsored by Senator Wyden (D-Ore.) … Read more
Community Colleges: Training Clean Energy Workers
Our own Xarissa Holdaway has a story at WorldChanging that describes how some California community colleges are experimenting with green-collar training programs. In many regions, early reports suggest there are … Read more
Deferring Climate Committments: An Issue of Costs or Priorities?
A new article in the Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req.) profiles a minority trend that could, if economic conditions persist, become a majority problem. Scott Carlson reports that "about … Read more