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February 2012

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Published on February 29, 2012 Written by Mallory Shelter Posted in Center for Green Schools

The 2012 Green Schools National Conference kicked off today with the opening session, featuring inspiring words from green schools advocates such as Andy Kerr, Colorado state...

Published on February 29, 2012 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Advocacy and policy

Last week marked the kick-off of the BlueGreen Alliance’s annual Good Jobs, Green Jobs (GJGJ) Conference. The founding premise of the BlueGreen Alliance was to marry the aims of organized labor and environmentalists in common support of good, green jobs. This eclectic, yet compatible, mix of...

Published on February 27, 2012 Written by Jason Hartke Posted in Advocacy and policy

Even 25 years later, who can forget Maverick and Goose’s memorable exchange? “I feel the need…the need for speed.”

While the green building movement continues to move forward at an incredibly rapid pace, that’s not why I bring up this seemingly non-sequitur reference to Top Gun. The quote, oddly, reminds me of something deep and soulful...

Published on February 24, 2012 Written by Georges Dyer Posted in Center for Green Schools

This year, the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) is celebrating five years of climate leadership. Nearly 700 institutions, representing 6 million students, are implementing plans to promote education, research and community engagement to create a...

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