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Global climate change will have massive economic impact. Learn how changes in the environment will affect the bottom line for businesses and cost - €”or save - you money in your pocketbook.

Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Serious Materials CEO Kevin Surace says, “Green is so 2008.” After interviewing him, along with an energy expert, a green tech consultant, and a BBC producer, I’m beginning to think that’s right. Green for green’s sake may be history.
George Washington University
By Andrea Vittorio and Miranda Green How many times a week do you take out the garbage? That sticky, icky, smelly trash leaves your home and heads for the landfill. But what if you could turn that waste into energy? Biogas digesters work like a... Read More
George Washington University-School of Media and Public Affairs
Usually, the Sun's rays would melt ice instead of make it. This ice-skating rink in Maryland uses over 2,500 solar panels on its roof to offset the high energy costs of maintaining indoor ice year-round!
Planet Forward
What if we could save more energy and lower the costs of home ownership, simply by constructing them in a smarter way? The Habitat for Humanity organization is doing just that when constructing their new projects.
George Washington University-School of Media and Public Affairs
Lauren Hoenemeyer and Kimberly Kroll produced the crowd favorite at GW's Student Film Festival with GW President Steven Knapp, White House Environmental Executive Michelle Moore, Jeff Nesbit of the National Science Foundation and Michelle Williams... Read More
My idea for the George Washington University is to create a partnership with a local high school in which they challenge each other to come up with real solutions to our real world environmental problems. A model of this is the West Philly Hybrid X... Read More
Planet Forward
At a National Press Club luncheon, Energy Secretary Steven Chu expressed his concern for the United States as it is losing its footing as a leader in science and energy. Here are some highlights from the speech. Watch>>
Planet Forward
At the National Press Club meeting November 29th, Energy Secretary Steven Chu explained the risks the United States is facing as it continues to lose its footing as a world leader in science and energy.  In this segment, Secretary Chu takes audience... Read More
Planet Forward
Energy Secretary Steven Chu told the National Press Club that time may be running out for the United States to lead in sciences and energy. Watch his full speech here.

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