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Posted by NWF Staff This week's National Wildlife Federation Climate Capsule video includes NWF President & CEO Larry Schweiger's thoughts on the influence of anti-science front groups funded by big polluters like Koch Industries. If you haven't watched our Climate... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2010 at NWF View
This column by Larry Schweiger, then president & CEO of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, originally ran in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on April 23, 2000, marking the 30th annual Earth Day. With the 40th Earth Day set for April 22, 2010,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2010 at NWF View
We occasionally do write-ups of the conferences we attend, but we always feel it's better to be there in person. Failing that, videos are a nice second choice. Here's the full recording of a great panel at Furman U, hosted... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2010 at Campus Ecology
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Feb 23, 2010
Wednesday, December 16 (Day 8) On my way to the Earth Hour event at Copenhagen's city hall square, I marveled at how many people ride their bikes through the city, despite the fact that it is incredibly cold, dark and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2010 at Campus Ecology
Monday, December 14 (Day 6) When I arrived on the platform outside of the Bella Center this morning, something was noticeably different. There was a line, actually two lines, at least six people wide and hundreds of people deep! Everywhere... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2010 at Campus Ecology
Saturday, December 12 (Day 4) Still adjusting to the 6 hour difference between Copenhagen and Atlanta, so I slept in and missed my chance to hear Dr. Vandana Shiva speak. (Ed: This is a shame: we've written about her before... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2009 at Campus Ecology
Thursday, December 12 (Day 2) One of the issues with getting new, clean technology into developing countries has been the worry that giving this equipment away often leads to misuse. During a panel discussion titled, "The Development Agenda for Clean... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2009 at Campus Ecology
Wednesday, December 9 (Day 1) McNair Wagner, Robert Boyd and I woke up very early this morning (7am CET = 1am EST), put on our warmest clothes and made our way to the Bella Center for the U.N. Climate Conference.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2009 at Campus Ecology
Goddag! ( = Danish for "Good Day!") I am sooooo excited and humbled to be writing from Copenhagen, Denmark, where I have the honor of serving as a Youth Delegate from Atlanta, Georgia at the United Nations Climate Change Conference!... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2009 at Campus Ecology
As we head into the second day of climate talks, we want to highlight the best news tracking sites of the ongoing negotiations at Copenhagen: Yale Climate Media Forum: This site focuses on youth engagement at Copenhagen; blogs will be... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2009 at Campus Ecology
A day before Thanksgiving, President Obama gave us all a little something more to be thankful for by announcing that he will attend next week’s climate negotiations in Copenhagen. The announcement came after thousands of youth contacted the White House... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2009 at Campus Ecology
This past weekend at the Virginia Powershift Conference, more than 100 students gathered to take part in the International Day of Climate Action. We joined people from over 180 countries and 5200 events worldwide to show our support for climate... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2009 at Campus Ecology
Over 300 young people and students showed up at Lansing last weekend for Power Shift Michigan, an event intended to give activists, students, and community members a chance to take action on climate issues. Power Shift events are also taking... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2009 at Campus Ecology
You can find out more about the conference at the Pittsburgh-G20 Partnership site. I'll be posting more updates during the event to my Twitter feed. Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2009 at NWF View
We just hosted a half day workshop with Jobs for the Future at the Greening of the Campus Conference: Leading for a Sustainable Future: Green Workforce Training. We wanted to feature the role of community colleges in workforce training, because... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2009 at Campus Ecology
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