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Do Your Kids Think Saving Energy Is Important? Enter Contest by May 31.



Team ENERGY STAR, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's program to help kids and families understand why saving energy is important, has launched a contest to encourage kids to tell us in their own worlds why energy efficiency makes a difference. To enter, all kids need to do is share their stories on the Team ENERGY […]

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I am Voting for Barack Obama because We are Greener than We were Four Years Ago.



Are we “greener” than we were four years ago?  Yes, we are, and Barack Obama deserves a lot of the credit.  Despite strident anti-environmental opponents on Capitol Hill, President Obama has managed to use the power of his office – deployed primarily through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the […]

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Women Leave Rio+20 Motivated to Galvanize Sustainability Around Family Planning and Reproductive Rights



There is a direct correlation between access to voluntary family planning, women’s empowerment and environmental sustainability. And though the official delegates to last week’s “Earth Summit” tried to water it down, thousands of grassroots activists (left) made it one of the biggest issues to rock Rio+20, as the event was also called. Why? Because ensuring […]

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