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Stan Johnson leads a workshop at Knoxville's Socially Equal Energy Efficient Development program. (SEEED Knoxville)

The George Washington University
“Nothing stops a bullet like a job,” is the last thing you might expect the director of a sustainability program to preach, but Stan Johnson, executive director of Knoxville’s Socially Equal Energy Efficiency Development program, believes that... Read More

(Photograph courtesy Housing Sewanee.)

Sewanee: University of the South
I created a storymap on ArcGIS online to describe Housing Sewanee's new project, which will consist of seven nearly self-sustaining homes. The project's story and impact, however, extends far beyond the homes themselves.
This brunch is grown in the restaurant's basement.
This brunch is grown in the restaurant's basement.
The George Washington University
The creation of this urban microgreen farm and its dedicated partner, a sustainability-mindful pub/restaurant, took takes passion, dedication, innovation — and a good helping of risk. 
Fossil Free GW
Fossil Free GW
George Washington University
GW students are lobbying the university's board of trustees to stop investing its endowment in fossil fuel companies and reinvest in clean energy.

(Margaret Luzier / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
This article presents the issue of high blood lead levels within an impoverished community and offers an innovative solution for cleaning the water.
University of Wisconsin - Madison
A four minute introduction to our six episode podcast series which talks with University of Wisconsin - Madison experts to explore climate change's effects on our world.
Public Funds for the DC Metro
Public Funds for the DC Metro
The George Washington University
By increasing public funds used for DC Metro, we can significantly cut down on greenhouse gas emissions. 
How to conserve water when living in a dorm room.
How to conserve water when living in a dorm room.
The George Washington University
A "how-to" on conserving water in a dorm.
The Ocean Cleanup founded by Boyan Slat.
The Ocean Cleanup founded by Boyan Slat.
The George Washington University
The Ocean Cleanup is an invention created by a Dutch teen, Boyan Slat. His North Sea prototype uses the currents to passively collect plastic in the ocean.
SUNY- College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Environmental Justice is not just a narrative centered around environmental hazards. It is a narrative about the quality of life individuals have a right to.

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