Archive for September 2009

On the Road with Climate Ride

September 29, 2009

By Anne Stephenson Campus Outreach Coordinator Clean Air-Cool Planet Anne has joined Brita Climate Ride, a five-day, 300-mile fundraising bike ride from New York City to Washington, D.C., which began on September 26. Anne has graciously provided us with updates on her journey so far. Day One The ride this morning through Manhattan was excellent. I loved [...]

Power Rock to the Rescue

September 15, 2009

By Krista Macomber Communications Assistant Clean Air-Cool Planet Children are impressionable. They soak up everything that is going on around them. During this stage, they form habits and opinions that can stick for the rest of their lifetime. The coal-industry group Families Organized to Represent the Coal Economy (FORCE) is apparently trying to capitalize on [...]

Planning and Climate

September 3, 2009

By Christa Koehler, Manager, State and Local Government Program Clean Air-Cool Planet Shocked, surprised, overwhelmed, ecstatic, and relieved. That’s how I felt as I witnessed my final score after completing the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) examination. I sat patiently biting my knuckles as I waited hours for the computer to bring up a [...]

Not Just Hot Air

September 1, 2009

By Teal Tigner, Corporate Program Consultant Clean Air-Cool Planet  In today’s issue of the Wall Street Journal, there is a very interesting article about Wind Farms and Wall Street.  In much of the climate legislation news of late, information regarding alternative energy investment plans has fallen by the wayside in favor of the latest buzz [...]


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