Visitors to Middlebury College will find a new building on campus called Self Reliance, built by students for the 2011 Solar Decathlon, an international green building competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Taught by the executive director of the Alliance for Climate Education, a winter term course helped design a road map for the youth climate movement.
College hopes to repeat successful performance in 2011 competition.
MiddMag interviews junior Abigail Borah about her experience at the UN climate talks in Durban, South Africa. Watch the video here.
Middlebury College will soon expand its renewable energy portfolio when it installs 34 photovoltaic solar power collectors on the open swathe of 1.5-acre college land off Route 125, between McCardell Bicentennial Hall and the college organic garden.
Schumann Distinguished Scholar Bill McKibben was named one of Time Magazine's "People Who Mattered" for 2011 for his work with 350.org, particularly organizing efforts to stop the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline.
Student climate activist Abigail Borah found the spotlight this week when her surprise speech caught the world's attention.
Read the YES! Magazine article highlighting May Boeve '06.5 as one of "15 extraordinary people transforming the way we live" in recognition of her work as a founder and now executive director of 350.org.
Middlebury and other leading colleges commit a total of $65 million
to innovative energy efficiency financing initiative.
Team Middlebury College received 1st place in three of the ten Solar Decathlon contests to take 4th place overall!