Archive for July 2009

Eat your vegetables, and be proud!

July 30, 2009

By Natalie Berland, 2009 Summer Climate Fellow For the past month, my travels around the State of Connecticut have brought me to many quaint towns and I have met really nice people.  My job – as a CA-CP Climate Fellow – is to survey clean energy committees and task forces around the state and figure [...]

A Better Face for Climate Change

July 28, 2009

By Krista Macomber, Clean Air-Cool Planet Our webmaster Kay Harrison recently put me to work finding climate change news stories for the next edition of our science center newsletter. I scoured the web, but instead of generating the list of educational yet interesting and upbeat articles which would appeal to K-12 students that I was [...]

My Hero, ARPA-E

July 23, 2009

By Sara Kaufman, Clean Air-Cool Planet Intern I used to know what I wanted to be when I grew up.  I wanted to be a scientist or a musician.  My father named these personas Alberta Einsteinia and Betty Goodwoman.  Since my elementary school days of gravity wells and aching cheeks, I have moved into a [...]

Climate activists sign up for “Conference on Wheels,” Brita Climate Ride

July 22, 2009

By Geraldine Carter Co-Founder, Brita Climate Ride Just another couple of months until the second annual Brita Climate Ride, to benefit Clean Air-Cool Planet, Focus the Nation and the Rails to Trails Conservancy!  With my friend and colleague Caeli Quinn, I’m the co-founder and co-director of Climate Ride – and proud to be dropping in [...]

Blogging the Blog

July 16, 2009

Julia Meisel Clean Air-Cool Planet Summer Fellow Yale University All summer it’s been nagging at me… I need to blog.  Blogging is not a task with which I am very familiar, but it is not unfamiliarity that has kept me from it. Not dread either. Just what could I possibly have to blog about? Many [...]

Zero-Waste Football?

July 14, 2009

By Olivia Marie Bulger Summer Intern, Clean Air-Cool Planet Football and composting; not two things one normally associates.  As a summer intern at CA-CP, my research on the successes and challenges of composting at the country’s colleges and universities led to the University of Colorado at Boulder, a place where sports meet sustainability in a [...]

Mission Accomplished

July 7, 2009

By Bill Burtis Manager, Communications and Special Projects Clean Air-Cool Planet I’m going home.  My work, apparently, is done.  The globe is cooling; global warming has been called off, revoked, turned around – miraculously permitted to disoccur. That’s the latest pitch by the global warming deniers in their continuing attempt to save the profit margins [...]

CSA – Hooray!

July 2, 2009

By Teal Tigner Corporate Program Consultant Clean Air-Cool Planet I have always loved vegetables.  I’m probably the only 5 year old who asked for a dinner of steamed veggies … with a side of French fries, of course.  I mean, I was still 5 even if I DID love vegetables.  Fortunately, my love of veggies [...]


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