Archive for August 2010

A New Class of Leaders

August 27, 2010

By Claire Roby Carbon Accounting Coordinator, Clean Air-Cool Planet Last week we held the closing reception for our third year of the Clean Air-Cool Planet Summer Climate Fellowship program. We had great projects and Fellows in 2008 and 2009, but I think something truly special happened with this year’s six fellows.        As always at the [...]

Community Catalyst Fund helps Groton student garden expand and grow

August 18, 2010

Watch the Community Catalyst Fund help the Groton Student Farm grow. For more information on the Community Catalyst Fund, visit

Think of the Children! How I explained global warming to kids.

August 13, 2010

By Harry Alper Climate Fellow, Clean Air-Cool Planet          Harry Alper is earning an undergraduate degree in anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis, where he is involved in environmental justice efforts and “grateful for every chance to ride bikes with friends and to serve dinner on my front porch.”  He will [...]

It’s hard to take a vacation from climate change…

August 9, 2010

By Ben Lake Climate Fellow, Clean Air-Cool Planet       Ben Lake,  a recent graduate of Bowdoin College and a resident of Portland, Maine, is a Clean Air-Cool Planet Climate Fellow this summer.  He is working on Municipal Energy Efficiency and Cooperative Purchasing Planning with municipalities in the Greater Portland Council of Governments to [...]

Another “Inconvenient Truth”: Partisan Positions on Climate Change

August 4, 2010

By Corey Johnson Climate Fellow, Clean Air-Cool Planet       Corey Johnson is going into his senior year at UNH as a business administration major with a minor in sustainable living. He has collaborated with CA-CP in the past on the development and implementation of the Small Town Carbon Calculator (STOCC). Most recently, he has been involved [...]

The Future of Carbon “Food-Printing” Begins with Beer!

August 2, 2010

By Julie Munro Climate Fellow, Clean Air-Cool Planet   Julie Munro is working with Claire Roby in Oklahoma on Charting Emissions from Food Services (CHEFS) and Greening Tulsa. A new graduate of American University in Washington, D.C., she was “very active in campaigning for campus sustainability and I helped to establish a community garden, farmers’ [...]


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