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College Students Continue to Lead the Way on Clean Energy

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 12.10.2014 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

All this good clean energy news lately, and I haven't talked about the recent college victories! Last month, thanks to tremendous student activism, officials at the University of North Carolina -- Chapel Hill and the University of Georgia announced significant steps related to moving beyond coal.

Victory in Georgia: Students Continue to Make Progress Against Campus Coal Plants

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 05.20.2014 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

The UGA students are not patting themselves on the back just yet -- their push now is to get the school's administration to retire the coal boiler by 2018 and commit to clean energy for campus.

Illinois College Students Vote Six to One in Favor of Divestment

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

Americans continue to demand clean energy from the local to national level, and here's yet another amazing example of quick, successful organizing by ...

Tar Heels Continue to Pressure School to Divest

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

If you're like me, you're looking for some positive news as the government shutdown and stalemate continues to affect millions of Americans. Let me he...

Why Greens Are Commemorating the March on Washington

Quentin James | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green
Quentin James

We're standing up for the clean energy economy that's growing nationwide and proving we don't have to sacrifice our planet for good paying jobs.

Cool Schools Lead the Way

Quentin James | Posted 10.19.2013 | Green
Quentin James

This week, Sierra magazine released its seventh annual ranking of America's greenest schools, a salute to colleges that are helping to solve climate problems and making significant efforts to operate sustainably.

UGA Students, Community Take a Stand Against Campus Coal

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

Nationwide, college students continue to take the lead on climate action. From leading divestment campaigns, to urging their schools to move beyond di...

The Coal Stops Here

Michael Brune | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

I'm usually skeptical of absolutes. But not when it comes to coal.

Who's the Coolest?

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

The new "Cool Schools" issue of Sierra magazine has some great stories about what's happening on campuses across the country, and it's inspiring stuff...