Webinar on May 14: Green Chemistry Education: Not Just for Chemists Anymore

Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 3 pm CDT Register at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/746615865 Speaker: Julie Haack, Coordinator Green Product Design Network, Assistant Department Head and Senior Instructor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oregon Students on campuses around the world are expressing a strong interest in sustainability, and are often frustrated by the lack of knowledge and …

Smart Location Mapping

EPA has developed two data products that consistently measure the built environment and transit accessibility of neighborhoods across metropolitan regions and across the United States. Each of these products summarize the characteristics of census block groups. Users can download data, browse the data in interactive maps, or access the data through web services. The Smart …

Renewable Energy on Institutional Property Webinar Series

Government and institutional facility managers are being tasked with alternative energy reduction mandates for environmental, security and financial reasons. The Security and Sustainability Forum's free webinar series centers on successful case studies and guidance for designing and implementing renewable energy technology and energy efficiency programs on military bases, national parks, government buildings, college campuses, medical …

Webinar: Designing Employee Engagement Programs that Impact a Company’s Triple Bottom Line

Designing Employee Engagement Programs that Impact a Company’s Triple Bottom Line Wednesday, June 4, 2014 1-2 pm CDT Register at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/752485802 This webinar is part of the popular P2Rx Behavior Change Webinar Series to help pollution prevention technical assistance providers initiate, implement, and measure behavioral change resulting from their programs and initiatives. BAE Systems is …

Deadline extended for 2014 Prairie Research Institute Science Camp applications

The Prairie Research Institute is pleased to announce the 2014 Prairie Research Institute Science Camp. This STEM experience is a week-long day camp where students have the opportunity to spend one day at each of the five divisions of the Institute working side-by-side with scientists to gain hands-on experience in the lab and field in …

Can Annie Leonard help Greenpeace reach beyond diehard greenies?

Read the full story at Grist. On Tuesday, Greenpeace USA announced that Annie Leonard, the force behind The Story of Stuff Project, will take the reins as the organization’s new executive director. Leonard first made a name for herself in 2007 with the release of her 20-minute web video The Story of Stuff, a clever …

Environmental Justice: Where Are We Now?

Read the full post from U.S. EPA. At the end of March, I was very pleased to participate in an Environmental Justice Conference at Harvard Law School to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Executive Order 12898 on EJ, and to dialogue with stakeholders across all backgrounds about the future for EJ. Environmental justice is critical …