Webisodes

Our field teams, interns and student workers have put together these short videos on key topics in sustainability, energy, climate change and food security.

The George Washington University
Climate change and other environmental issues have taken a major backseat in this election, even as extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy propel them into the headlines. The candidates haven't made the environment a priority - but do voters?
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
When disaster strikes, people look for explanations - why did this happen? How can we prevent it from happening again? Hurricane Sandy is no exception.
The George Washington University
People move around for lots of reasons, and sustainable living is becoming one of the big ones. Is DC's recent population explosion due to the increasingly sustainable nature of the city?
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
We all use water bottles, but if you're not filling up a reusable every time you're creating a lot of waste. Disposable bottles are convenient, and convenience determines what gets used - the folks at True2o think they might be able to bridge the... Read More
The George Washington University
What is more important to you: sustainable or cheap? We ask DC residents their opinions.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Taking electric vehicles (or EVs) for a spin around the District.
Did you know that the cost of using electricity changes throughout the day? A business in New York shows us how smart meters can help us save money and energy. Watch
THIS WEEK: Did you know the vegetable oil we use to make our french fries could also power our cars? In this webisode, Planet Forward drops by GreenLight BioFuels’ new plant in Maryland where they’ve been turning cooking waste into biofuel.
Planet Forward
THIS WEEK: Holy cow! This week Planet Forward got up close and personal with some Virginia livestock. DC Brau, the first local brewery in D.C. feeds their organic waste to livestock in the Virginia area. Take a look!
George Washington University
THIS WEEK: This week Planet Forward is taking a look at the work PISA, a GW-based group, is doing in Nam Dinh, Vietnam. The women in Nam Dinh are adapting to a changing planet and they say they learned their tricks from none other than their... Read More

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