Clean energy made in America: Cape Wind

Even if you don't live in New England, chances are you've heard of the epic story of "Cape Wind."

From rampant NIMBY-ism (Not In My Backyard), to emotional court battles involving tribal lands and private homes, the proposed wind farm a few miles off of the shore of Nantucket, Massachusetts, has been one of -- if not the -- most contentious domestic clean energy proposals!

Cape Wind is now set to move with involvement from the Obama Administration, the issue is...

How to win the big bucks: Boston Latin School - MA

Check out how Boston Latin School Youth Climate Action Network just won $15,000 to help put a green roof on their school!

They've got some cool ideas that could help your Action Team win a funding contest too...

On Volcanoes and Climate Change

Cross posted from our friends over at Climate Central.

What do volcanoes have to do with climate change, if anything? Michael Lemonick explores as he takes us on a trip through the eruption of Eyjafjallajokull (we can't pronounce it either) and past volcanic eruptions!

Zero Waste Challenge Endures

One Man. One Month. Zero Waste.

Well, that used to be the mantra, but since I've started, other's have picked up... and for good reason - it's not fun going it alone. Watch a video of As Tall as Lions band members as they join me for a month of zero waste - and the trials and tribulations that come with it!

Student carries climate message to Arkansas officials

This past Earth week, our educators spoke to over 42,000 students -- an astonishing number -- and Faith Mullins of Arkansas delivered an important message about climate change to her government officials.

After she delivered her message, she was the only young person to speak at a big rally with our friends at Repower America in Little Rock! Here’s what she had to say...

Students work to re-power Maine

On the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, the hard work of some amazing students in Maine has come to fruition. From a televised press conference, to successful installation of solar panels on school rooftops, the stories below chronicle a semseter of hard work and sweet rewards!

Deering High School senior Faye Perry has been a tireless advocate for solutions to climate change -- both for her high school and throughout Maine. Yesterday...

You can save $100 this Earth Day:

Celebrate Earth Day with green gurus from NWF and GreenMyParents -- your chance to find out how to save over $100.

Tune in here tomorrow at 10am PST // 1pm EST!

What does sea level rise look like?

When it comes to climate change, it’s really easy for it to feel like it's happening far away! Part of that stems from the fact that it’s SO HARD to visualize a lot of these consequences AND a lot of them are projected to happen a long time from now.

Luckily for us, some awesome graphic designers are working hard to clear things up. Check out this interactive graph about projected sea level rise [...]

Is there anything GOOD about global warming?

In the last science report, we looked at how heat trapped in by extra man-made greenhouse gases translates to more energy and how that energy gets used to make storms, droughts, wildfires and heat waves bigger.

But could any of this extra energy be a positive thing? Like a superhero who decides to use his powers for good, not evil?! In this report I'll tell you about 3 of the more positive sides of global warming...

The future of clean energy in Indiana

I was lucky to spend April 10th - this past Saturday - in Indiana at the Indiana Clean Energy Forum, an event aimed at sparking a lasting conversation about clean energy. I was even luckier to work with four amazing high school students who made this event happen!

I was so inspired by the students' ability to organize this Forum. I was so inspired, in fact, I made a video about it. Read on to watch the video and hear from Iraq War veterans as they join in the clean energy conversation!


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