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ENERGY STAR Essay Contest Shines Spotlight on Energy-Saving Kids



Saving energy is not just for grown-ups. As EPA’s Team ENERGY STAR has shown, lots of kids have become devoted to energy efficiency, too. They’re not shy about telling you why, either. In fact, hundreds of kids have entered the Team’s Share Your Story  essay contest .  Several of their posts are featured in this special Team ENERGY STAR […]

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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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