Do you know if the water at your kid’s school is safe from lead?
Check out the Back to School Toolkit to get the lead out of our schools.
Lead is highly toxic, especially for children. There is no safe level for lead in water—even small amounts can have major consequences. The only way […]
It is nice to see that there was at least one college in every state G.E.T. covers which made a key environmental list – the Top 20 Coolest Schools list compiled by the Sierra Club. Green Mountain College (GMC) tied for first place and is the second college in the U.S. to reach carbon […]
Acadia LeBlanc ’19, left, and Stephanie Malicki ’18, right, engage with community stakeholders to gather feedback and support for Franklin’s green infrastructure. Image: Michael Seamans
Jennifer White and Stacey Doll
Hands-on learning and transformational experiences are cornerstones of a Colby-Sawyer education, and through the Sustainable Learning Initiative (SLI) at Franklin, more than 280 students […]
Ready to take action on climate and energy with your class? Sign up for Green School Energy Challenge
Vermont Energy Education Program (VEEP) moved the kick-off date for Green School Energy Challenge 2018/19 to October 25, so there’s still time for you to join this year’s cohort and lead your class in saving energy and […]
NEW BEDFORD – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $480,000 in funding to three Massachusetts high schools for hands-on learning and academic training programs that prepare students to pursue clean energy and STEM higher education majors and careers. The grants, totaling $160,000 each, were awarded by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) to Essex North Shore […]
1,552 solar panels at Phillips Exeter Academy, the largest school solar array in N.H. Courtesy image.
Phillips Exeter Academy is home to the largest solar array of any school in New Hampshire. The ballasted rooftop array was recently installed by ReVision Energy on the academy’s new, 84,574-square-foot field house in Exeter.
Generating electricity with […]
The Harold F. Johnson Library. Photo courtesy of Hampshire College.
By George Harvey
Back in August of 2016, Green Energy Times (G.E.T.) introduced its readers to an exciting solar project in Amherst, Massachusetts in the article, “Huge Solar … Just in Time for Schools.” (http://bit.ly/GET-huge-solar) The article led off with a section […]
Five Years and a Million Stronger
Five years ago, Building America launched an interactive resource for high-performance home construction. Today, the Building Technologies Office’s Building America Solution Center continues to skyrocket in popularity, growing from about 77,000 users in 2013 to more than 298,000 users in 2017. That’s an increase of 287%! In […]
The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) is leading the development of offshore wind on behalf of the State. Throughout 2017, NYSERDA is conducting extensive stakeholder outreach and directing more than twenty studies and surveys to ensure offshore wind is developed responsibly. This work will culminate in the New York State Offshore […]
PD in Practice: Teacher Learning Teams
Explore NGSS and develop three-dimensional learning for your classroom with a regional cohort and […]