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This August marks the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which remains one of the deadliest and costly hurricanes to ever hit the United States. When the hurricane hit, the resulting surge... Read More
Affiliation:
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
September 03, 2015
Overall Score of 0
Looking to become a sustainability leader on your campus? One way to get hands-on is to join or start a student organization.
Affiliation:
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
September 01, 2015
Overall Score of 2
If you were out watching summer blockbusters, enjoying outdoor concerts or lounging in the sun while on holiday, and haven’t kept up with the news the past few months, we’re here to fill you in!
Affiliation:
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
August 31, 2015
Overall Score of 2
As the solar industry grows, scientists and businesses have been thinking up new ways to reduce cost, increase efficiency, improve aesthetics and create options for off-grid solar.
Affiliation:
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
July 21, 2015
Overall Score of 19
By asking the right questions, we can make sure small decisions, like our daily food choices, have a positive impact on the environment.
Affiliation:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
July 13, 2015
Overall Score of 12
When Planet Forward Explorer Devin Greene visited Hamed Ela, a tiny village in the Danakil Depression of northern Ethiopia, he gave a new cellphone to a group of kids. This area is as remote as it... Read More
Affiliation:
Planet Forward
July 06, 2015
Overall Score of 18
Victoria Burgos, a student at the University Of Mississippi, championed composting on her campus through a Green Fund.
Affiliation:
Planet Forward
July 06, 2015
Overall Score of 15
Arturo Vittori is the co-creator of Warka Water, a device that pulls water from thin air in the form of condensation, allowing isolated villages to access clean water all year long.
Affiliation:
Planet Forward
June 30, 2015
Overall Score of 24
Climate-KIC (Knowledge & Innovation Community), Europe’s main climate innovation initiative, recently hosted “hackathons” simultaneously in 16 cities around the world. D.C.'s event was at GW.
Affiliation:
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
June 23, 2015
Overall Score of 26
On June 10, 2015, senior administration officials joined Federal sustainability stakeholders to discuss the administration's executive order on climate change and the path forward at the 2015 ... Read More
Bob Perciasepe: Advocating action on climate change
Affiliation:
Planet Forward
June 22, 2015
Overall Score of 23
On June 2, 2015, student leaders from across the country gathered at The White House to discuss climate change, share strategies and find ways to take action. Planet Forward's Devin Greene followed... Read More
Affiliation:
Planet Forward
June 17, 2015
Overall Score of 37
The Council on Environmental Quality hosted GreenGov, a symposium at GW's Jack Morton Auditorium on June 10, to discuss federal sustainability.
Affiliation:
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
June 16, 2015
Overall Score of 29
You can't have a sustainable world without sustainable cities.
Video by Tim Palmieri and Megan Varner
Affiliation:
GWU
May 29, 2015
Overall Score of 22
What did we learn at the Feeding the Planet Summit?
Affiliation:
George Washington University
May 22, 2015
Overall Score of 23
On day two of the 2015 Feeding the Planet Summit, we asked our consortium students to send us their reactions to the two-day event. Here's what they had to say: Jordan Killen | Amanda Richey | Liesel... Read More
Affiliation:
George Washington University
May 19, 2015
Overall Score of 24