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Look what’s happening for Earth Day!

This Earth Day, celebrate 49 years of eco-advocacy by volunteering to plant trees, recycle glass, learn about climate change or enjoy an Earth Day happy hour.

Each year more than one-billion people in 192 countries celebrate Earth Day on April 22 as a commitment to protect ecosystems, fight climate change and live greener lifestyles every day, according […]

Solar installations make apartments more affordable

In an ongoing effort to offer more affordable housing and help residents become climate resilient, Westside Housing Organization is installing solar on its apartment buildings in the Westside and Northeast neighborhoods of Kansas City, MO.

Westside Housing is one of six organizations across the country selected for a $150,000 grant from the Institute for Sustainable Communities […]

Learn about environmental journalism

High school students and recent graduates can learn about reporting on climate change at the Institute for Environmental Journalism this summer.

Students will work with award-winning journalists who research and write about climate change, environmental justice and clean energy. The institute is sponsored by InsideClimate News, a Pulitzer Prize award winning publication.

These two intensive programs are […]

Which 10 states rank highest for green buildings?

Each year, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) ranks the top 10 states that achieve the highest level of certified green buildings.

In 2018, the top state was Illinois for its 172 new projects that were certified for USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

The Top 10 states for LEED are home to 128 million Americans and […]

Train to be a Climate Reality Project leader

Do you want to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? Apply now for the next Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps training scheduled for March 14 – 16 in Atlanta, GA.

The Climate Reality Leadership Corps is a global network of advocates trained to talk about the impacts of climate change […]