The Middlebury College community embraced 350.org's Global Work Party, hosted numerous events on campus and in town. The day's goal was to get to work on projects to combat climate change in order to show politicians around the world that it is time to take action on this issue. The Middlebury Community rolled up it's sleeves to join the worldwide movement.
At 6:00pm on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in McCardell Bicentennial Hall 104, Angela Evancie will be sharing her experience as a Compton Mentor Fellow using narrative journalism to introduce unexpected additions into to local environmental conversations.
This year's AASHE conference in Denver, CO, provided an opportunity for eight members of the College community to learn from colleagues at other institutions as well as share their experiences and stories related to sustainability in higher education.
Michael Nash's film exploring questions surrounding the relocation of millions of people due to climate change will be screened at 4:30 on Oct. 20 in McCullough Social Space. Nash, executive producer Pat McConathy, and Bill McKibben will discuss the film following the screening.
ThinkGreenLiveClean.com, an environmental news website run by student writers from around the country, is sponsoring the contest in an effort to showcase the most creative and innovative green ideas emerging from college campuses. Think you've got what it takes? Enter here!
Way to Go! is a competition that encourages commuters to use alternatives to driving alone. In both 2009 and 2010, Middlebury employees biked, walked, bussed, and carpooled their way to an honorable mention!
Environmental Council hosted a Grants Fair to highlight the many projects funded for the 2009-2010 academic year. Nearly $25,000 was awarded to members of the Middlebury community for campus sustainability projects.
Join Middlebury students this weekend for a clean energy bike rally, starting on the capital steps in Montpelier. Students have challenged Vermont's gubernatorial candidates to replace Vermont Yankee with renewable energy.are working to make sure that Vermont Yankee is closed down and replaced with safe and affordable clean energy.
Princeton Review's Guide to 286 Green Colleges highlights colleges and universities with an above average commitment to sustainability initiatives and activities. Middlebury was also named one of the top 15 colleges in the 2010 Green Honor Roll.
The U.S. Department of Energy announced on April 15 that Middlebury College has been selected to participate in Solar Decathlon 2011, in which 20 teams of college and university students will compete to design and build an energy-efficient solar-powered house. Read more in The Campus and MiddMag.