Zero dollars. That was the budget for the environmental club at Manlius Pebble Hill School of Syracuse, New York. At first, it seemed like students' ability to change things was similar to the size of their budget--but soon, they found a creative (and no-cost) way to make a big difference.
I know that all of my climate friendly actions will lead to a brighter future. I have pride in knowing that I tried as hard as I could to mitigate and adapt to climate change and spread this universal cause with everyone around me.
It’s not often that a school district has $1 million to put towards improvements for school sustainability. It’s even less often that the students themselves get to choose what the money gets used for. But that was the case in the Sacramento City Unified School District’s (SCUSD) 2nd annual Project Green contest.
Team Marine, the champs who completed a their landmark study of the plastic bag ban in Santa Monica, was recently featured in an original documentary short by Jeneene Chatowsky about plastic pollution.
Did you know that enough solar energy reaches the Earth each hour that, if we could harness it all, we could power the world for a year?Have you ever wondered how much of that solar radiation you could capture in your own town for electricity? The students at Concord Carlisle High School in Concord, MA wondered just that.