Posts Tagged ‘ Stewardship ’

Connecticut Citizens Receive Earth Day Honors with Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Award

Apr 23rd, 2009 | By

Connecticut Citizens Receive Earth Day Honors with Prestigious Regional EPA Environmental Award: Lynn Werner is executive director of the Housatonic Valley Association; Katherine G. Kennedy, M.D., CT Stop the Pipeline; William Leahy; Chief Executive Director for Operations for the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Eastern Connecticut State University; Westport, Connecticut District 4 RTM Members Jonathan

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Region celebrates Earth Day | TheDay.com

Apr 23rd, 2009 | By

Region celebrates Earth Day | TheDay.com: “Groups turn out to celebrate sustainability, energy conservation, stewardship of planet. A collage of activities were put together in celebration of Earth Day Wednesday at Mitchell College.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Leslie Hatfield: A Movement Is Growing: A Look Back at the Last Year in Green(er) Food | Huffington Post

Apr 22nd, 2009 | By

Leslie Hatfield: A Movement Is Growing: A Look Back at the Last Year in Green(er) Food | Huffington Post: “Aside from Earth Day, today marks the Green Fork’s one-year anniversary. That we launched this blog one year ago today (with 20 Ways to Green Your Fork) is no coincidence — the team at Eat Well,

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EPA Seeking Nominations for Climate Protection Awards | Climate Protection Partnerships | US EPA

Apr 22nd, 2009 | By

EPA Seeking Nominations for Climate Protection Awards | Climate Protection Partnerships | US EPA: “The U.S. EPA seeks nominations for outstanding leadership, innovation, personal dedication and technical achievements in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and protecting the Earth’s climate. Accomplishments can include leadership/stewardship, product introduction, pollution prevention, policy innovation, and engineering innovation.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Earth Day: A Work In Progress — Courant.com

Apr 21st, 2009 | By

Earth Day: A Work In Progress — Courant.com: “Earth Day was born in a time of turmoil over the war in Vietnam and a growing awareness of the Earth as a lonely, small place in the universe, perhaps spurred by images sent back from our first trips to the moon. Now, 39 years later to

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Peabody focusing on ‘Sustainable Choices’ – The New Haven Register

Apr 21st, 2009 | By

Peabody focusing on 'Sustainable Choices' – The New Haven Register: “NEW HAVEN — The newest addition to the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History isn’t a priceless diamond or a towering dinosaur skeleton. It’s a big, plastic composting bin. Now through Aug. 23, the museum is devoting part of its downstairs exhibit space to “Sustainable

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Gov. M. Jodi Rell: Energy Programs to Share in $14 Million from Emission Allowance Auctions | Governor Rell

Apr 19th, 2009 | By

Gov. M. Jodi Rell: Energy Programs to Share in $14 Million from Emission Allowance Auctions: “Auctions Main Revenue Component of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced she is allocating $14 million the state earned from the regional auctions of emission allowances to state, municipal, private and nonprofit agencies that promote energy

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The End Is Near! (Yay!); The Transition Movement – NYTimes.com

Apr 19th, 2009 | By

The Transition movement was started four years ago – NYTimes.com: “The Transition movement was started four years ago by Rob Hopkins, a young British instructor of ecological design. Transition shares certain principles with environmentalism, but its vision is deeper — and more radical — than mere greenness or sustainability. We can consciously plot a path

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Fast Food/Slow Food Panel: Are We Ready To Pay The Bill? C.C.S.U. | CT Environmental Headlines

Apr 17th, 2009 | By

Fast Food/Slow Food Panel: Are We Ready To Pay The Bill? C.C.S.U. | CT Environmental Headlines: April 22, 2009, 2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Bill Duesing, Director of Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut, Ingrid Jon, District Manager of CCSU’s Sodexho Food Services, Mike Kandefer, General Manager of New Britain’s Urban Oaks Organic Farm, Jane Slupecki,

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Dodd talks about energy sustainability at CCSU <br />CCSU symposium – The New Britain Herald

Apr 17th, 2009 | By

Dodd talks about energy sustainability at CCSU <br />CCSU symposium – The New Britain Herald: “NEW BRITAIN — U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., served as the keynote speaker during a town hall meeting at Central Connecticut State University’s second annual Global Environmental Sustainability Symposium Thursday. Dodd praised President Barack Obama for taking positive steps to

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NSB Task Force on Sustainable Energy Seeks Public Review and Comment on Draft Sustainable Energy Report | National Science Board

Apr 17th, 2009 | By

NSB Task Force on Sustainable Energy Seeks Public Review and Comment on Draft Sustainable Energy Report | National Science Board: “The National Science Board released for public review and comments the draft report, “Building a Sustainable Energy Future” (NSB-09-35). The fundamental transformation of the current extractive U.S. fossil fuel energy economy to a sustainable energy

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Committed to Green: Town keeps an eye on sustainable development | Wilton Villager

Apr 16th, 2009 | By

Committed to Green: Town keeps an eye on sustainable development | Wilton Villager: “WILTON — Wilton last week announced that the town has joined the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), an international group of local governments that have made a commitment to sustainable development.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Event: ‘Managing Forests for Carbon: Science, Business & Policy’ Monday, April 20 at Yale

Apr 16th, 2009 | By

The Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry and the Center for Business and the Environment at Yale present the Forest Carbon Speaker Series in “Managing Forests for Carbon: Science, Business & Policy” Monday, April 20, 2009, from 4 to 6 p.m. in Burke Auditorium at Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect St., in New Haven, with a talk

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Region: Molloy College launches sustainability program — Newsday.com

Apr 16th, 2009 | By

Molloy College launches sustainability program — Newsday.com: “Just a week before Earth Day, Molloy College Wednesday launched a new academic and public policy institute devoted to sustainability and run by one of Long Island’s best-known environmental advocates.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Event: City of New Haven to participate in the National Conversation on Climate Action – Guidezilla New Haven, CT Events Calendar

Apr 16th, 2009 | By

City of New Haven to participate in the National Conversation on Climate Action – Guidezilla New Haven, CT Events Calendar: The City of New Haven is participating in the National Conversation on Climate Action, an initiative to engage residents in solutions – oriented dialogue about climate action opportunities at the local level, organized by ICLEI,

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New Green Builders Group Debuts with Earth Day Clean Up | BuildingCTGreen Blog

Apr 15th, 2009 | By

New Green Builders Group Debuts with Earth Day Clean Up | BuildingCTGreen Blog: “The Connecticut chapter of the Emerging Green Builders (EGB) organization is recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council and is overseen by the U.S. GBC’s state chapter, the Connecticut Green Building Council. Their mission is to share member knowledge, passion and energy

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Event: The Avon Land Trust begins its Great Community Land Stewardship Campaign this Saturday, April 18, 2009

Apr 14th, 2009 | By

The Avon Land Trust begins its Great Community Land Stewardship Campaign this Saturday, April 18, 2009 Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Event: Hartford Green Drinks – Guidezilla | CT Environmental Events Calendar

Apr 14th, 2009 | By

Hartford Green Drinks – Guidezilla | CT Environmental Events Calendar: “Anyone interested in sustainability can network with others interested in sustainability at Hartford Green Drinks from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 23, 2009, at City Steam Brewery, 492 Main Street Hartford, CT. • Green Building Career Training• Green Building Products & Exhibitors• Sustainable Career/Professional

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Event: Earth music master Paul Winter to play symposium – The New Britain Herald

Apr 12th, 2009 | By

Earth music master Paul Winter to play symposium – The New Britain Herald: “NEW BRITAIN — As part of a two-day Symposium on Sustainability hosted by Central Connecticut State University, renowned jazz musician and six-time Grammy winner Paul Winter will give a rare in-state concert at the university’s Welte Hall auditorium Thursday night, April 16,

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Wangari Maathai on Africa and Sustainability – Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai – thedailygreen.com

Apr 11th, 2009 | By

Wangari Maathai on Africa and Sustainability – Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai – thedailygreen.com: “Wise words from Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai, who offers hope for a more just and sustainable Africa.” Here is a link to an extraordinary interview with Maathai on NPR’s Speaking of Faith. From the website: “A riveting Kenyan environmentalist and

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