Archive for November 2011

In New Jersey – Preparing for a Changing Climate

November 29, 2011

Audience members and speakers are streaming in to “Preparing New Jersey for a Changing Climate”, a conference organized by Clean Air-Cool Planet with support from New Jersey’s electric utility PSEG and in partnership with Rutgers University.  One of the early birds this morning is Jim Laine of Laine Farms. “Farmers are where the tire meets the [...]

Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker Hosts Sustainability Education Workshop

November 22, 2011

By James C. Malley, Board Chair, Connecticut Partnership for Sustainability Education The Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker in Hartford hosted a “Best Practices in Sustainability Education Workshop” on November 10, 2011 during National Sustainability Education week. Sponsored by the Connecticut Partnership for Sustainability Education, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and the [...]

Red Hook 10% Challenge Still Energized: Community Catalyst Fund Support Crucial

November 4, 2011

By Brenda Cagle, Red Hook 10% Challenge As the second half of the Red Hook 10% Challenge unfolded, energy remained high while energy use continued to decrease.  Thanks to the Clean Air -Cool Planet Community Catalyst Fund and lots of faithful volunteers and supportive businesses, the Challenge had a banner year.  The initiative is now [...]

Science Saturdays in Long Beach Island, NJ

November 4, 2011

By Marianne Gellman, Development Director, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences Science Saturdays were held at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences from February to May in 2011. We measured success in the number of people who attended, the rating of the topics and speakers, and the caliber [...]


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