Webinar: Tribal Community-Based Social Marketing Training Guide: Strategies to Promote Sustainable Behaviors

Wed, Aug 2, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CDT Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3116426452296876546 The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa partnered with the U.S. EPA Region 5 to create a Tribal Community-Based Social Marketing (CBSM) Training Guide. This training guide provides an overview of how to use the CBSM process to increase sustainable …

Is Recycling Broken?

Read the full story in Governing. To survive and prosper, local recycling efforts are forging ways to update, upgrade and educate. A large part of the problem is that recycling programs have done a great job of teaching people to recycle, but a not-so-great job of driving home the reduce and reuse parts of the …

Don’t call it ‘climate change’: How the government is rebranding in the age of Trump

Read the full story in the Washington Post. As Trump sets new priorities for Washington sharply at odds with what the town has seen for the past eight years, some officials working on hot-button issues such as the environment, nutrition and foreign aid are changing the names of offices and programs that might draw skepticism …

‘Expert in a suitcase’ cuts power bills 10% in small commercial buildings

Read the full story from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The knowledge and expertise of a seasoned energy efficiency professional has been packed into a high-tech suitcase. The Sensor Suitcase is a portable case that contains easy-to-use sensors and other equipment that make it possible for anyone to identify energy-saving opportunities in small commercial buildings. The automated and …

Pay-to-view blacklist of predatory journals set to launch

Read the full story in Nature. The blacklist is dead; long live the blacklist. Five months after a widely read blog listing possible ‘predatory’ scholarly journals and publishers was shut down, another index of untrustworthy titles is appearing — although this version will be available only to paying subscribers.