Month: September 2009

“If you eat these healthy foods, you’re going to grow up to be big and strong, like me”

Michelle Obama to promote gardening and eating healthy, local foods on “Sesame Street” Michelle Obama, who is planting a fruit and vegetable garden on the grounds of the White House, will appear in the November10 season debut of “Sesame Street” — the educational show for kids that is broadcast in more than 120 countries around …

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Greening the University

I recently came across the article “Greening the University” in Change magazine (which is one of the best publications that focuses on innovation within colleges and universities).  I think that this article really summarizes much of the energy and direction held by many of us in US colleges and universities, including those of us at …

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POLAR MELTDOWN:

(reposted from MNN Daily Brief, e-Newsletter, September 24, 2009) POLAR MELTDOWN: Ice sheets in Greenland and western Antarctica are melting faster than scientists previously thought, and some places are experiencing “a runaway effect,” according to a team of British scientists who analyzed laser readings taken by NASA satellites. Some Antarctic ice sheets have been losing …

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Call Senators Today or Less EPA Greenhouse Gas Protection

An amendment proposed by Senator Murkowski (Alaska) is hitting the Senate floor in the next few days.  If it passes, the EPA will no long be able to regulate greenhouse gases.  You know, the ones that cause climate change.  Please call or write your Senators to vote against the Murkowski Amendment.  This link will bring …

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