You've heard the crazy stats about car travel and you're probably (hopefully!) aware of the reality of climate change. Now's your chance to actually DO something about it just by riding your bike this summer.
By Julie Blum, ACE Field Correspondent and Student at Westbrook High School
Today, I am releasing a music video to go along with the original Conservation Song I wrote and produced this year. This song and video have been a long time coming - over 3 months to be exact - but I can say it was worth it!
Along the way, I met some amazing young Energy Patrol members. This blog post chronicles some of the trials and tribulations along the path of energy conservation and inspiring change in others.
Read on to watch the music video, find out what the Energy Patrol is, and get to know the cutest polar bear in the world!
By Maria of Hinsdale South High School in Darien, IL
With all of this green prom business going on at ACE, my eyes and ears have been on alert for sweet green fashion.
Just the other day, I stumbled across a new green fashion line called People Tree and I have to tell you - it's renewing my faith that clothing can be adorable, fashion forward, and completely awesome while not taking a toll on our planet!
Check out what they're all about, and read Emma Watson's (of Harry Potter, duh!) story...
Oil is still gushing into the Gulf of Mexico out of a busted well 5,000 feet below the surface of the ocean. We can feel so incredibly helpless.
We'll be brining you more ideas on ways you can help in the coming weeks. To start, check out what Mos Def, Lenny Kravitz, the Preservation Hall Band, Trombone Shorty, and Tim Robbins teamed up to record...
Me too. And we have some!
There are thousands of high school students across the US working toward creating a cleaner, brighter future. They are not waiting to "grow up" to make a difference, or just hoping our current leaders will figure something out.
These students are literally redefining green every single day -- and I'm so excited to announce our 2010 ACE Scholarship Winners...
By Maria of Hinsdale South High School, Darien IL, ACE Field Correspondent
Recently there has been a rise in "green fashion" - from world designers to chain stores, people are getting serious about eco-friendly clothing! This is exciting but it can also be expensive. Not all of us can afford these new trends.
I did a little digging for more budget-friendly options for dressing greener. Here's what I found:
PS: Don't forget to enter ACE's Green Prom Challenge by June 4 for your chance at $100!!
Students at Evergreen Valley High School threw a wildly successful eco-fashion show on campus this May. They recruited awesome designers, students on campus, and even a hot local band to play as they strutted their stuff on the campus runway.
Learn how they did it AND enter ACE's sweet Green Prom Challenge for your chance at $100!