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Where are the greenest colleges and universities ?

If you’re looking for a green college or university, here’s where you can find campuses with the most substantial sustainability initiatives and the best environmental studies programs.

The ninth annual Princeton Review’s Guide to 399 Green Colleges ranks colleges according to their sustainability efforts and environmental studies programs, and can be accessed for free.

The College of the Atlantic […]

Explore the countryside at the Kaw Valley Farm Tour

Load up the kids and pick a route to visit 34 farms on the Kaw Valley Farm Tour this weekend. Visit local farmers, pumpkin patches and wineries and see how everything from alpacas to zucchini is raised and grown.

The 14th annual farm tour includes farms along the Kaw River from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, […]

Tour solar homes at more than 800 sites nationwide

More than 800 homes and businesses powered by solar will showcase their energy savings at open houses and tours in 47 states. To find a list of homes and businesses near you, go to National Solar Tour.

The majority of tours will take place Friday, October 4 through Sunday, October 6. Here are some of the tours […]

Students plan Global Climate Strike

Students around the world will be demanding environmental action on climate change at Global Climate Strikes on Friday, September 20.

Young people are planning the strikes and asking students and adults to join them on September 20 in advance of the UN Emergency Climate Summit that begins September 27. To find a rally near you, go to […]

Attend Climate Action Summit for free

Sign up to attend free Climate Action Summit sessions with Paul Hawken, U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids and Mayor Quinton Lucas at this sold-out event.

Hawken, an internationally known environmentalist and author of Drawdown, a plan to reverse global warming, will headline a full-day Metro KC Climate Action Summit on Saturday, September 14. More than 500 people have […]