Transforming America's energy mix to be fueled by 80 percent clean sources by 2035 will undoubtedly be a significant challenge. How challenging it will be, exactly, depends partly on the way we define "clean energy."
Donuts with Dad brings fathers and community members into school to read to students in the morning hour. It encourages positive father-child bonding and engages fathers in the education of their child.
The current "education moment" is only going to be effective if we can hold it, and transform current interest into a sustained effort with multiple solutions. One of the potential solutions is national service, through organizations such as City Year.
There was a time when the Los Angeles River ran freely along a flooded plain, and the lands surrounding it were lush and fertile. Now the river is barricaded by concrete. It doesn't have to be this way.