Archive for the ‘Climate Science’ category

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 [...]

Somers Energy Expo Brings the Community Together

May 6, 2011

By Herb Oringel, Chair, Somers Energy Advisory Panel On February 5, 2011, the Town of Somers, NY held an ambitious Energy Expo program at Somers High School.  (View the agenda by downloading our flyer.) This event was aimed at informing and educating the people of Somers, both young and old, about the need to be [...]

The Aspen Institute weighs in on Arctic Nations’ “Shared Future”

March 23, 2011

By Brooks Yeager, Executive Vice President for Policy, CA-CP The Aspen Institute’s Commission on Arctic Climate Change publicly launched its final report, “The Shared Future,” at a March 16 Washington, D.C. event headlined by the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Dr. Jane Lubchenco.   The eight Arctic nations – Canada, Denmark [...]

The Arctic is Melting, the Desert is Burning

February 24, 2011

Barbara Elkus Senior Advisor, Clean Air-Cool Planet I recently had the pleasure of working with the Norwegian Ambassador, Wegger Christian Strommen, on several climate events in New Mexico.  “Why do I do these events?” asked the Ambassador at a luncheon for 130 business leaders.  “Because Norway is close to where the action is, the ice is [...]

Attention NH Residents: Your Energy Plan could yield you a fabulous prize!

December 27, 2010

  By Julia Dundorf Manager of Community Relations and Co-director of the New England Carbon Challenge, Clean Air – Cool Planet    The New England Carbon Challenge (NECC) and its partners are proud to announce the upcoming launch of the My Energy PlanTM Video Challenge 2011 for New Hampshire residents.  Businesses, organizations and even a [...]

Learning, face-to-face, that we all want the same thing

November 17, 2010

Jennifer Andrews, Director of Program Planning and Coordination Clean Air-Cool Planet ®   A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of hosting a visit to Clean Air-Cool Planet from seven fascinating gentleman from the Middle East.   These visitors—professors, journalists, environmental ministers and local officials from Morocco, Jordan, Palestine and Iraq—were on a whirlwind [...]

A Case for Engagement: Adirondack Ecofest

November 3, 2010

By Nancy Welch, Hamilton County Cornell Cooperative Extension Even though Hamilton County is the third largest in New York State, it is the least populated.  Having only 5,021 year-round residents, the county is rural with no fast food restaurants, chain hotels, stoplights, or shopping malls.  People depend on locally owned and operated stores for food, [...]

Listening to Pros at Work

October 29, 2010

By Anne Stephenson, Campus Outreach and Climate Fellows Coordinator Clean Air-Cool Planet   As some of our reader might remember, Jennifer, Claire and I are teaching an on-line Carbon Management Course for the new UMASS Dartmouth Certificate in Sustainable Development.  We recently interviewed our friend and colleague Brett Pasinella, from the UNH Sustainability Academy, for [...]

Bedford 2020 Coalition: Survey to Gauge, Generate Participation

October 29, 2010

  By Olivia H. Farr Senior Vice President, Bedford 2020   The Bedford 2020 Coalition (B2020) is a private nonprofit, representing over 120 local partner organizations, formed in December 2009 to play a leadership role in the Town of Bedford, NY’s efforts to become a sustainable community.  B2020 is charged by the town with assisting [...]

Retirement Communities Going Green

October 27, 2010

Gray Is Green and the Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut (AASCC) have partnered to help spread the concepts and practices of sustainable living to retirement communities and senior housing centers in Connecticut.


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