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The message was clear: the future of urban development and climate change is in the hands of my generation. This morning I attended NCSE’s annual New Green Economy conference, specifically the “Green Building, Green Jobs” symposium. Some of the most... Read More
Kate Tobin, Assistant Manager of Transportation and Parking at Roger Williams University, discusses how the University is making an effort to go "green" with the addition of an environmentally friendly GEM car on campus.
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David Mooney from the National Renewable Energy Lab talks about energy security
Planet Forward
From the Policy Greenhouse at the George Washington University on July 10, 2009
Green is my least favorite color. It’s so earthy and natural, so timid and soft, so conservative. Sure, neon green can be evil, as the menacing “M” on the front of a Monster energy drink attests to. Green can even be creepy, or gross: when was the... Read More
BRISTOL, RI __ Team Planet Forward (RWU) took to the streets of Providence and Boston to ask passersby what they knew about the Carbon Footprint concept.
BRISTOL, RI __ The Planet Forward team walks through the local Farmers' Market and discusses the power of shopping locally.
Future carbon emissions will not come primarily from the currently industrialized world, but from the emerging economies, especially China. Future Green House Gas emissions from the developing economies in Asia will totally swamp reductions achieved... Read More
Tuvalu could be saying "too-da-loo" any day now. As ignorant as it may sound, I only heard about the Pacific Island of Tuvalu this past January during the Copenhagen climate summit talks, when representatives from the small snake-shaped country... Read More

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