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Infographic - Fossil Fuel Subsidies and the US Congress

10/30/2014 15:48:00 PM

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Phase One of a Massive Solar Project Competed at the University of Arizona

10/30/2014 11:13:00 AM

The first phase of a 1 megawatt solar project has been completed at the University of Arizona's Tech Park Solar Zone. Phase one occupies 165 acres of land. It will produce renewable energy for Tucson Electric Power (TEP) using Cogenra solar panels. T > read more

Our Planet's Primal Scream -- Is Anyone Listening?

10/30/2014 09:48:00 AM

This editorial by California Senator Barbara Boxer was published in the Huffington Post on October 24, 2014. Her editorial is prescient in light of the forthcoming midterm elections on November 4th 2014. Senator Boxer chairs the Environment and Publi > read more

Democrats Getting Paid to Oppose Climate Change

10/30/2014 06:51:00 AM

For Democrats climate denial can be lucrative and the longer you hold out the more you get paid. Although the number of Democrats who deny the existence of climate change is dwindling, those who support the fossil fuel industry and oppose climate leg > read more

Europe Leads the Way Towards a Global Climate Agreement

10/29/2014 13:53:00 PM

As responsible governments prepare for a global climate treaty in Paris next year, Europe is leading by example. > read more

An Upside to Low Oil Prices?

10/29/2014 11:18:00 AM

While there is a clear downside to lower oil prices for renewable energy, there may also be a silver lining. Low oil prices are bad for renewable energy, but if they fall low enough they could decrease extraction of some of the dirtiest fossil fuels. > read more

Climate Change in the Levant and Socio Economic Impacts

10/29/2014 09:26:00 AM

In addition to a multitude of very serious challenges, the Levant is also plagued by climate change. Chances are when we here about the region known as the Levant it is in connection with Islamist fighters known as ISIS/ISIL or authoritarian regimes > read more

Climate Denial will Soon be Political Suicide

10/29/2014 07:03:00 AM

Although climate denial is a central tenant of the Republican party today, this position may soon prove to be politically untenable.Speaking at Yale University, on Tuesday, October 14th, the United States' lead climate negotiator said that climate ch > read more

NWF EcoLeaders Community

10/28/2014 14:32:00 PM

NWF’s EcoLeaders is the first online community of its kind where student leaders can connect with student leaders across the country for support and inspiration. They can also access resources, start projects and track actions and share updates. Th > read more

Chart - Efficiency National Rankings (GGEI)

10/28/2014 13:03:00 PM

Related Global Green Economy Index 2014Ranking of National Performance in the Green Economy (GGEI)Chart - Green Cities Ranking (GGEI) > read more

Chart - Green Investments and Markets National Rankings (GGEI)

10/28/2014 10:54:00 AM

Related Global Green Economy Index 2014Ranking of National Performance in the Green Economy (GGEI)Chart - Green Cities Ranking (GGEI) > read more

Polling Data: Climate Change and the US Midterm Elections

10/28/2014 08:10:00 AM

According to US polls, Americans acknowledge that climate change is real, however, this does not mean that it is an issue that will sway electoral outcomes. While a solid majority of Americans want to the US to do more to manage climate change, it is > read more

Nobel Prize Winning Economist Supports Immediate Emissions Reduction

10/28/2014 05:17:00 AM

Dr. Jean Tirole is the winner of the 2014 prize for economics, he is also a powerful supporter of a global agreement to reign in emissions. What makes his support for climate change mitigation so important is the fact that he has such a profound und > read more

Chart - Sustainable Buildings National Rankings (GGEI)

10/27/2014 15:41:00 PM

Related Global Green Economy Index 2014Ranking of National Performance in the Green Economy (GGEI)Chart - Green Cities Ranking (GGEI) > read more

Event - Solar Network Summit

10/26/2014 15:31:00 PM

This event will take place on October 29-30 in Washington, DC. Distributed solar has the potential to be a trillion dollar industry. This invitation-only conference of principal players in the solar industry is Powered by Distributed Sun and the Dist > read more

Event - International Conference on Ocean Energy

10/26/2014 14:02:00 PM

This event will take place on November 4-6, 2014 at the World Trade & Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.The 5th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE), is a global event focused on the industrial development of marine renewable energ > read more

Event - Net Impact Conference and Expo: Breaking Boundaries

10/26/2014 13:15:00 PM

This event will take place on November 6-8, 2014 in Minneapolis. The Net Impact Conference and Expo is subtitled, "Breaking Boundaries," referring to their desire leave limits behind, forge unexpected alliances, and explore creative solutions—to tr > read more

Event - Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development

10/26/2014 12:15:00 PM

This event will take place on November 24 - 26, 2014 in Singapore. To achieve true prosperity, governments, business and civil society must look beyond short-term economic needs to achieve a more sustainable and equitable growth path. Our actions nee > read more

Event - AASHE Conference and Expo

10/26/2014 11:13:00 AM

This event will take place on October 26 - 29, 2014. With nearly 2,000 participants, AASHE's annual conference is the largest gathering of higher education sustainability professionals and students in North America. In one of the most innovative sust > read more

Video - The Mission and Goals of the Center for Green Schools.

10/25/2014 13:36:00 PM

On Saturday, September 28th, the Center for Green Schools (a USGBC program) sponsored its second annual global Green Apple Day of Service. Companies, parents, teachers, students, and other organizations engaged in local service projects with the goa > read more

Video - The Psychology Behind our Inaction on Climate Change

10/25/2014 10:55:00 AM

This video explains the psychology of why we have yet to adequately acknowledge and respond to climate change. This TEDx talk features Dan Miller, managing director and co-founder of The Roda Group, a cleantech venture capital group based in Berkeley > read more

Video - Green California Schools Summit: Why Attend

10/25/2014 09:45:00 AM

Who should attend?Representatives from public, public charter and private schools, and their private sector partners, including: School District SuperintendentsPrincipalsBoard MembersAdministratorsFacility DirectorsOperations DirectorsFacility Planne > read more

Video - Companies Combating Climate Change (CDP Report)

10/25/2014 07:00:00 AM

In this video, Lord Adair Turner, Former Chairman of the Financial Services Authority, James Bevan, Chief Investment Officer at CCLA and Paul Simpson talk about the CDP report which ranks companies in terms of their climate performance. This report c > read more

Infographic - The Cost of Hurricanes in the US

10/24/2014 17:26:00 PM

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Environmental Education in Islam (Nura A. Abboud)

10/24/2014 14:31:00 PM

In the Islamic world people are advocating for environmental education. The relationship between environmental education and Islam is eloquently articulated in an article by Nura A. Abboud, a molecular biologist and an environmental activist. She is > read more

The Economic Costs of Canada's Oil Obsession

10/24/2014 10:59:00 AM

Canada's dependence on fossil fuels not only contributes to climate change it represents a serious threat to the economy. As oil prices plummet to a five year low, the Canadian economy is feeling the heat. > read more

Canadian Patriotism and What it Means to Love our Country

10/24/2014 08:20:00 AM

As Canadians come together to mourn the tragic murder of a soldier on parliament hill we should take stock of the love that we feel for this great land and stand up in her defense. We weep for the soldier that was killed and we resolve not to be c > read more

Four Steps to Helping the World's Poor Manage Climate Change

10/23/2014 15:12:00 PM

Sven Harmeling, CARE International’s climate change advocacy coordinator, has proposed steps to help less developed nations manage climate change. Many of these steps leverage work that has already been done. Now the way must be cleared to ensure > read more

Helping Developing Nations is Key to a Global Climate Agreement

10/23/2014 11:19:00 AM

Poor nations will suffer the impacts of climate change more than wealthier nations even though they have contributed the least to climate change. If we are to succeed in securing a global climate agreement in 2015, we will have to come to terms with > read more

Record Breaking Solar Plant at UC Davis

10/23/2014 09:20:00 AM

California is well known for its renewable energy and its green schools but UC Davis is taking it up a notch by adding a massive solar array to their standing as a sustainability leader. Once built this will be the largest solar energy project in the > read more

Reasons to be Optimistic about a Global Climate Agreement

10/23/2014 07:02:00 AM

Despite a number of remaining hurdles, there have been several positive developments that support the idea that we may succeed in securing a global climate agreement in 2015. Adding to the optimism of UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres, w > read more

A Comprehensive Environmental Education

10/22/2014 16:57:00 PM

An environmental education is far more dynamic and fluid that traditional forms of study. It involves more than rote learning or the purely theoretical study of ecological concerns. An environmental education includes critical thinking and a particip > read more

The Best and the Worst Climate Performers (CDP)

10/22/2014 13:16:00 PM

In addition to ranking corporate leaders, the most recent CDP report lists the leading sectors in terms of climate performance. It reviews regional and national climate leaders and laggards. The report also singled out a few large corporations which > read more

Final Round of Climate Negotiations Before COP 20 in Lima

10/22/2014 10:12:00 AM

The final round of climate negotiations ahead of the twentieth Conference of the Parties (COP 20) got under under way at UNFCCC headquarters in Bonn, Germany on October 20th. The COP 20 meeting in Lima is the penultimate conference before the hoped > read more

Webinar - How to Celebrate America Recycles Day at Work

10/22/2014 06:45:00 AM

This webinar will take place on Wednesday, October 22, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET. The final America Recycles Day 2014 webinar, features special guest Chad Obenauf, the Chairperson of Kellogg Company's Go Green team!There is no better time to tackle recycli > read more

Webinar - Designing and Planning for Healthy Cities

10/21/2014 17:07:00 PM

Designing and Planning for Healthy Cities - A Conversation With Richard Jackson, Tim Beatley and Georges Benjamin. This webinar will take pace on Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM EDT The environment that we construct affects both humans > read more

Climate Adaptation Strategy

10/21/2014 13:58:00 PM

Here is the press release for the new report: Action Needed Now to Fix Climate Change Preparedness Deficit Conservation, Insurance Leaders Urge Reinvestment in Natural Defenses October 21, 2014 – Climate impacts are hitting home faster than governm > read more

Video - Naomi Klein Argues Against Capitalism

10/18/2014 16:21:00 PM

In this video David Roberts from Grist talks to Naomi Klein about her new book, "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate." Klein is described by the New Yorker as "the most visible and influential figure on the American left." Klein start > read more

Video - Naomi Klein on Bottom Up Leadership and "Brutal" Capitalism

10/18/2014 13:57:00 PM

Naomi Klein discusses her new book, This Changes Everything, in which she says it's time to stop counting on the politicians to save the planet. The real enemy is the brutal form of capitalism that is fundamentally at odds with what we need to do to > read more

Video - Naomi Klein on Free Market Capitalism and the Opportunity and the Dual Crises of Inequality and Climate Change

10/18/2014 12:17:00 PM

In this November, 2012 broadcast Bill Moyers interviews Naomi Klein. She says the tragic destruction of Hurricane Sandy can also be the catalyst for the transformation of politics and our economy. "Let's rebuild by actually getting at the root causes > read more

Video - How Economic Inequality Hurts Societies

10/18/2014 10:21:00 AM

This TED talk by Richard Wilkinson is prescient in light of a recent report by Standard & Poor's which shows that US economic inequality is at its worst point since the 19th century. Inequality was also the theme of this year's Blog Action Day which > read more

Video - Food By the Numbers: Feeding our Hungry Planet

10/18/2014 08:23:00 AM

With the recent World Food Day event on October 16th, this video from National Geographic reviews the challenges and solutions to feeding the world. By 2050, the world's population will likely increase 35 percent. In this video National Geographic pr > read more

Video - Birds are Under Threat from Climate Change

10/18/2014 07:10:00 AM

Birds are under threat from a wide range of anthropogenic causes but none are more serious than climate change. Global warming threatens the survival of nearly half the bird species in the continental United States and Canada.Click here to learn how > read more

Infographic - Anthropogenic Bird Mortality

10/17/2014 19:20:00 PM

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White House Releases Climate and Natural Resources Priority Agenda

10/17/2014 14:43:00 PM

As part of the President’s Climate Action Plan, the White House recently announced the release of the Climate and Natural Resources Priority Agenda. The agenda supports a number of actions designed to foster climate change resilience. This agenda w > read more

FEMA's New Policy will Combat Global Warming and put Pressure on Climate Denying Republican Governors

10/17/2014 10:17:00 AM

A policy change at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will now include combating global warming in addition to helping communities recover from natural disasters. This new policy may even force climate denying Republican governors to act. > read more

Anthropogenic Causes of Bird Mortality: Climate Change, Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy

10/17/2014 08:03:00 AM

Human activities cause millions of bird deaths each year. Climate change is a serious threat to bird populations and the burning of fossil fuels are the leading cause of global warming. While fossil fuel induced climate change is the single greatest > read more

Quebecers Protest Energy East Pipeline and Terminal

10/14/2014 13:53:00 PM

On October 11, People came together to protest against TransCanada's proposed Energy East pipeline and the international oil port that they want to build in Cacouna, near Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec. This was the largest protest ever staged in Cacouna. > read more

Infographic - Clean Power Plan: Reducing GHGs and Improving Health

10/14/2014 11:25:00 AM

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Republicans Trying to Kill Power Plant Rules

10/14/2014 09:23:00 AM

Congressional Republicans are looking for every opportunity to undermine the Environmental Protection Agency's climate change regulations. The new rules would reduce allowable emissions from power plants which would cause hundreds of coal plants to c > read more

Natural Gas Fire Still Burning in Saskatchewan Two Days After an Explosion

10/14/2014 06:09:00 AM

Almost 48 hours after an initial explosion on Saturday October 11, a natural gas fire continues to burn about 70 km northeast of Saskatoon, in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The incident occurred at a pumping station that is owned by TransGas > read more

Geothermal Reduces Grid Energy Demand and Utility Costs in Schools

10/13/2014 15:35:00 PM

Schools are using on-site renewables like solar to reduce power demand and cut utility bills, but schools are also using less common sources of clean energy like geothermal. In August 2014, George Rogers Clark High School in Winchester, Kentucky, ins > read more

Infographic - Home Efficiency Tips and Suggestions

10/13/2014 14:02:00 PM

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Reflections on Columbus Day and Canadian Thanksgiving

10/13/2014 08:08:00 AM

Monday October 13th is Columbus day in most parts of the new world, in Canada it is Thanksgiving. Columbus day and Canadian Thanksgiving offer us an opportunity to reflect and be grateful for the bounty of life in the new world. It is also propitious > read more

Event - Solar Power International: Who is Attending

10/12/2014 20:04:00 PM

This event will take place on October 20 - 23, 2014, at the Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada. Some of the biggest names in the solar industry will be in attendence at Solar Power International. This includes: G&W provides medium voltage > read more

Event - Sustainable Brands '14 London

10/12/2014 17:21:00 PM

This event will take place on November 3-5th at the Lancaster London, London, UK. Sustainable Brands '14 London Let's Build the Regenerative Economy of the Future Together.Sustainable Brands® is the premier global community of brand innovators who a > read more

Event - Companies and Causes Canada Conference: Top 5 Reasons to Attend

10/12/2014 14:32:00 PM

The inaugural Companies & Causes Canada conference will take place on October 28, 2014 in Toronto. There are a number of good reasons to attend this event including the speaker lineup (see bottom of the post) and the informative plenary sessions (see > read more

Event - Power of Water Canada Conference

10/12/2014 13:06:00 PM

This event will take place on October 19-20, 2014, at the White Oaks Conference Resort, Niagra on the Lake, Ontario, Canada. This two day trade show with exhibitors from around the world is the largest gathering of the hydroelectric sector in Canada. > read more

Event - Electric Mobility Canada EV2014VÉ

10/12/2014 12:23:00 PM

The event will take place on October 28 to 30, 2014 in Vancouver, > read more

Event - CEO & Business Leaders Summit: Creating Future Cities

10/12/2014 10:48:00 AM

The Summit will take place on November 20th, 2014 at the Sky Venue, Sydney Tower, Sydney, Australia. The CEO & Business Leaders Summit - Creating Future Cities event welcomes CEOs, business leaders and experts interested in the business opportunities > read more

Event - Risk Assessment & Remediation Conference, plus Awards Ceremony

10/12/2014 05:32:00 AM

This conference and awards ceremony will take place on October 23-24, 2014 at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, 45 Prescot St., London, UK. Brownfield Briefing is the host for these two seminal events. The first of these, Risk Assessment and Remediation > read more

Video - A Mother's Climate Change Message to Her Daughter: "Dear Matafele Peinem"

10/11/2014 15:03:00 PM

On 23 September 2014, 26 year old poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, from the Marshall Islands, addressed the Opening Ceremony of the UN Secretary-General's Climate Summit. Kathy was selected from among over 500 civil society candidates in an open, global no > read more

Video - Climate Heroes: Stories of Change (Documentary)

10/11/2014 13:05:00 PM

All around the world people are acting to combat climate change. In this video, actor and UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Ian Somerhalder narrates an inspiring new documentary that takes the viewer on a trip around the globe to see what the world's climate > read more

Video - Solar Schools Crowdsourcing Community Initiative

10/11/2014 10:22:00 AM

The Solar Schools project is putting clean energy in classrooms all over the country. This project gets students and the wider community involved in an effort to support renewable energy and reduce school utility bills. Solar Schools is run by 10:10, > read more

Video - A Visual Represenation of Climate Science

10/11/2014 08:49:00 AM

The data presented in this video is a visual presentation of some of the most significant statements in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report, (Working Group I summary for policymakers, the Physical Science Ba > read more

Video - Communicating Sustainability with Illustrations and Visuals (Free Webinar) | The Natural Step Canada

10/11/2014 07:59:00 AM

This video addresses how we can advance sustainability through illustrations and visuals. It addresses the weakness of a left brain approach (text, numbers, linear and analytical thinking) and advocates for efforts to engage the right brain effective > read more

Video - Global Frackdown International Day of Action

10/11/2014 06:23:00 AM

On Saturday October 11, 2014 the world is coming together for Global Frackdown an international day of action calling for a ban on fracking. The goal is to send a message to elected officials across the globe that the future should be powered by clea > read more

Webinar - Resilient Design: Transitioning to the New Built Environment

10/10/2014 16:52:00 PM

This webinar will take place on Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM EDT Alex Wilson, Founder, BuildingGreen Inc. and Resilient Design Institute, provides context for why we need to be considering resilience in looking at the built environme > read more

The UK's Solar Schools Crowdfunding Initiative

10/10/2014 14:05:00 PM

An innovative community based approach to funding solar panels on school roofs is producing results in the UK. The Solar Schools initiative reduces energy demand and saves utility costs while fostering community involvement through renewable energy. > read more

Infographic - Solar's Potential in US Public Schools

10/10/2014 11:50:00 AM

Make sure to see the article titled, "Comprehensive Green School Information and Resources." It contains links to over 200 articles covering everything you need to know about sustainable academics, student's eco-initiatives, green school buildings, a > read more

Run on Sun Solar Crowdfunding Campaign for UK Primary Schools

10/10/2014 09:02:00 AM

A novel competition in the UK gives primary schools the chance to win crowdfunded solar panels. The Run on Solar competition was launched by Friends of the Earth (FOE) on September 9, 2014. This campaign invites students to submit creative entries ( > read more

US Vehicles: Record High MPGs with Record Low Emission

10/10/2014 06:26:00 AM

There is a positive vehicle trend emerging in the US as average vehicle fuel efficiency ratings are at an all time high while the average vehicle emissions are at an all time low. According to a US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report, new v > read more

Infographic - Allianz Strategy for a Low-Carbon Economy

10/09/2014 16:35:00 PM

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Greenpeace Forces Lego to Dump Shell

10/09/2014 13:59:00 PM

Anyone who wants to find support for the view that we can change the world through popular protest need look no further than Lego's decision to drop Shell. In October, the world's biggest toy maker succumbed to the massive outcry and decided not to r > read more

Infographic - Green Climate Fund

10/09/2014 11:53:00 AM

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LED Lighting in Schools Reduce Energy Demand and Costs

10/09/2014 09:30:00 AM

Here are examples of two schools that have reduced energy demand and cut costs by retrofitting their buildings with LED lighting. As reported by Energy Manager Today, the Advance School District and Neumann University are both benefiting from LED ret > read more

Why we Need the Green Climate Fund

10/09/2014 07:04:00 AM

Although there are detractors, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) is an important cornerstone of a global climate agreement. Combating climate change is a global effort, however, less developed countries commonly have less resources to do so even though th > read more

Canada's Ruling Conservatives' Fossil Fuel Obsession

10/07/2014 17:17:00 PM

Canada's ruling Conservative government is focused on expanding the country's exploitation of fossil fuels while ignoring the risks to the environment, the economy and Canadians. On October 6, 2014, Canada’s Environment Commissioner released a repo > read more

5 School Systems Benefiting from Distributed Solar Power

10/07/2014 14:44:00 PM

There are a number of schools that are reaping the benefits of distributed solar energy. These efforts help schools to reduce their grid energy requirements and reduce their power bills. As explained by Lou Kwiker, CEO of distributed solar company P > read more

Citroën C4 Cactus AIRFLOW 2L Concept

10/07/2014 12:12:00 PM

One of the stand outs at the Paris Air Show is the Citroën C4 Cactus AIRFLOW 2L Concept. The compressed air hybrid system is one of the more interesting vehicle power plants. One of the more interesting hybrid systems involves the use of compressed > read more

Infographic - Stranded Fossil Fuel Assets

10/07/2014 10:09:00 AM

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Fossil Free Investment Resources

10/07/2014 07:48:00 AM

There are now a number of firms who are helping investors to move away from fossil fuels. While investing in fossil fuels and associated industries was once the bedrock of a sound investment strategy, there is a growing awareness that these investmen > read more

Climate Change May Reduce the Ratio of Men to Women

10/06/2014 15:38:00 PM

If new research proves to be correct, climate change will do away with the old adage that "its a man's world." According to research from Japan climate change may be killing male fetuses. The data shows that climate change may be behind a decline in > read more

MSc in Climate Change, Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation from the University of Copenhagen

10/06/2014 14:03:00 PM

A novel interdisciplinary graduate program at the University of Copenhagen teaches students about climate change impacts, mitigation and adaptation. This two year program is the first in Europe to train graduates in climate change. The English lang > read more

Carbon Taxation Schemes in 15 Countries Around the World

10/06/2014 11:30:00 AM

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Chile is the First South American Nation to Tax CO2

10/06/2014 09:56:00 AM

At the end of September, Chile became the first South American nation to apply a carbon dioxide (CO2) tax. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet of Chile implemented the new environmental tax legislation as part of broad tax reform. Chile's new carbon > read more

Seven Greener Cars at the Paris Auto Show

10/06/2014 07:09:00 AM

At the 2014 Paris Motor Show there were a number of notable green vehicles including production cars and concepts. The Paris Show started on October 2 and is one of the most prestigious vehicle expositions in the world. It is important to note that v > read more

Video - The Way Forward: Hope for a Cleaner Future

09/27/2014 19:02:00 PM

Morgan Freeman narrates this short video on the environment and climate change. It addresses how we can get from the perilous trajectory of today to a far better world. This video offers hope that we can come together to build a new clean energy futu > read more

Video - Energy Opportunity from Viridan

09/27/2014 16:05:00 PM

Check out this amazing new program that will save money and help save our planet. Viridian is the Official Green Energy Supplier to The Thinkubator Studios.Contact or phone 1-312-215-2852. > read more

Video - Marylhurst Online MBA in Sustainable Business

09/27/2014 13:24:00 PM

Marylhurst University's online MBA in Sustainable Business which is ideal fro people from a wide array of industries who wish to pursue higher education in sustainable business practices. These individuals are scientists who seek a business backgroun > read more

Video - The Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce

09/27/2014 11:31:00 AM

The Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce is free of charge project that has been developed by the International Businesses Standards Organization (IBSO) to be a code of conduct and a minimal set of universal principles for the internatio > read more

Video - Bill McKibben Thanks People Around the World

09/27/2014 10:40:00 AM

Bill McKibben, is the co-founder of and a titan in the environmental movement. He just won the "right livelihood award," which is known as the 'alternative Nobel Prize.' Congratulations Bill! > read more

Video - Review of the People's Climate March

09/27/2014 06:33:00 AM

Last Sunday, September 21, the streets of New York City were filled with 400,000 people all demanding climate action from world leaders. This march was the largest climate event in human history. The unprecedented number of people sent a clear messag > read more

Savings from LED Retrofits in the Surry School District

09/26/2014 16:11:00 PM

The Surry County School District in North Carolina has installed LEDs that save the school money, improve lighting and reduce energy. As part of the school districts energy education program, they have converted from metal halide fixtures to LEDs. Ac > read more

Savings from LED Lighting at the University of Rhode Island

09/26/2014 14:44:00 PM

Schools are always looking for ways of reducing their expenditures and one of the easiest ways they can do so is through replacing their existing lighting with LED technology. Not only do these types of retrofits save money and energy, they can also > read more

Rockefeller Brothers Fund to Divest from Fossil Fuels

09/26/2014 13:05:00 PM

On the eve of the Climate Summit, the $860m Rockefeller Brothers Fund announced plans to begin divesting from fossil fuels. Starting with coal and tar sands investments, the fund plans to reduce such investments to almost zero by the end of this yea > read more

The Global Divest-Invest Coalition and Campaign

09/26/2014 11:31:00 AM

Divest-Invest is a coalition that is on the front lines of climate action. With the tag line of, "divest from fossil fuels invest in climate solutions," they are passionate advocates of responsible investing. Their work is focused on accelerating the > read more

Leonardo DiCaprio's Address at the UN Climate Summit

09/24/2014 17:09:00 PM

Here is the complete transcript of Leonardo DiCaprio's address at the opening of the UN Climate Summit 2014 (see below). DiCaprio is the UN Messenger of Peace and as he explains in his remarks, world leaders have the choice between "making climate hi > read more

Methane and Climate Change: Three Pie Charts

09/24/2014 15:16:00 PM

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The Greening of the US Public Schools

09/24/2014 13:52:00 PM

The US public school system is getting greener. Public schools across the US are beginning to adopt green policies and build more sustainable infrastructure. Together these efforts reduce environmental impacts while offering a valuable ecological les > read more

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