CIFOR and UNEP team up to work on sustainable landscapes – Center for International Forestry Research (press release)

11 January 2017 – Landscape and forest restoration will be a key area of focus in 2017 under a new partnership between the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by CIFOR and UNEP last month to foster joint action on promoting […]

CIFOR and UNEP team up to work on sustainable landscapes – Center for International Forestry Research (press release)

11 January 2017 – Landscape and forest restoration will be a key area of focus in 2017 under a new partnership between the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by CIFOR and UNEP last month to foster joint action on promoting […]

CIFOR and UNEP team up to work on sustainable landscapes – Center for International Forestry Research (press release)

11 January 2017 – Landscape and forest restoration will be a key area of focus in 2017 under a new partnership between the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by CIFOR and UNEP last month to foster joint action on promoting […]

River Bend Solar Energy Center operational, selling solar power – Times Daily

OAKLAND – Van Wardlaw, Executive Vice President of External Relations for the Tennessee Valley Authority, said in 2009 TVA officials sat down and looked at the future of energy resources for the valley. “And today we have this. We are here at the dedication of a solar farm,” Wardlaw said Friday. TVA officials along with […]

Eco-art takes center stage at Mississippi Earthtones Festival — Call for artists now underway – Alton Telegraph

The Riverbend Yarn Bombers are knitting and crocheting colorful decorations for light poles, trees, fences and other public fixtures to add some liveliness to the streets. The group will be meeting in the lobby of Mineral Springs Mall from 6 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday leading up to the festival to coordinate and hang the […]

Green building chapter to tour Gaillard center next week – Charleston Post Courier

A group involved in sustainable construction techniques will host an up-close look at Charleston’s best-known new building. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) South Carolina will tour the Charleston Gaillard Center from noon to 2 p.m. April 29. According to the state council chapter, the tour will start with “a short presentation on sustainability.” There […]

How Americans are – and aren’t – making eco-friendly lifestyle changes – Pew Research Center

Nearly three-quarters of Americans see global climate change as a “very serious” (45%) or “somewhat serious” (29%) threat, and two-thirds (66%) say people will have to make major changes in the way they live to reduce the effects of climate change, according to a Pew Research Center report released earlier this month. People have received all sorts of advice […]

Berkeley: Center offers training in construction and solar energy installation – Contra Costa Times

BERKELEY — Adults interested in a career in construction and solar energy can take nine weeks of intensive training with Berkeley’s Rising Sun Energy Center. Participants must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent, be fluent in English and be eligible to work in the United States, according […]

Berkeley lab unveils new solar energy center aimed at producing fuel from sunlight – San Jose Mercury News

BERKELEY — In a christening hailed as a key moment in the effort to harness the sun’s energy to create fuel, Lawrence Berkeley Lab officials on Tuesday unveiled a $ 59 million Solar Energy Research Center. Named after former Energy Department Secretary and Lab Director Steven Chu, the 40,000 square-foot Chu Hall will be a […]