Environment, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The White House has announced its plans to roll out $4 billion in federal loan guarantees targeted at encouraging and promoting sustainable projects.
These projects would help incorporate power...more
College students in the U.S. are inventing the coolest and most creative ways to battle climate change and clean up domestic energy production.
From recycling unusual earth elements to exercising...more
About 10,000 sunflowers have transformed a vacant city lot in St. Louis to provide environmental and economic benefits for the community.
The patch of sunflower blooms is a part of the Sustainable...more
The Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (CARH) is looking for eligible applicants for them to apply for scholarship, which will be $1,000 per semester for educational expenses, with four years...more
The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) seeks volunteer weather observers to to measure rainfall in their backyards in North Carolina.
The network will use the data...more
The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program visited schools and districts throughout the state that have demonstrated sustainable practices and environmental leadership in public...more
Representatives of philanthropic foundations, energy companies and environmental agencies gather together to announce the Formation of a Center for Performance Standards and Independent Certification...more
GenerationsFamilyHealthCenter has commenced its latest environmental and urban beautification efforts in July when it adopted one of the islands in Union Square.
The organization's efforts...more
A University of Alberta (UA) study informs that government policies aimed at lowering greenhouse gas emissions should be looking at household income levels of consumers.
Published recently online...more
Nearly 270 schoolchildren whipped up creative ideas to solve the world's global waste problem.
Latitude, a Massachusetts-based creative research and marketing firm, joined forces with schools...more