Over 80 campuses participate in 2009 "Earth Hour"

Apr 20 2009 - 3:26pm

Source: Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

Universities and schools across the United States joined citizens and other institutions in observing "Earth...

Office of Ecosystem Services and Markets

Feb 19 2009 - 1:04am

Sally CollinsOne recent development within the US Department of Agriculture has been the creation of...

Prospects for sustainability at State Dept - Part 2

Feb 20 2009 - 3:39pm

Climate change is just one of the many global sustainability issues which the U.S. government must address. Many of these are addressed within the State Department by the...

Towards a sustainable USDA

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Feb 14 2009 - 5:13pm

What are the prospects for sustainability within the Department of Agriculture under the Obama Administration?

Over the past months this question has been discussed with many...

Lisa Jackson's top five priorities

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Feb 10 2009 - 7:55pm

After some delay since her January 14 confirmation hearings, on January 22, the U.S. Senate finally confirmed Lisa Jackson as the new head Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency....

Sustainability and the new Commerce Secretary

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Feb 4 2009 - 7:27pm

Washington, DC. The challenge of reconciling economic development and environmental protection especially confronts each new head of the US Commerce Department. Given the increased...

Obama's January 8 Speech: Alternative Energy and Energy Efficiency

Jan 14 2009 - 12:42pm

"To finally spark the creation of a clean energy economy, we will double the production of alternative energy in the next three years. We will modernize more than 75% of federal buildings and...