Sustainable America 2012: How Sustainable is Your Candidate?

Oct 17 2012 - 12:37pm

Widener Law School's Environmental Law Center has created a website showing the positions of...

Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development

Citizens Summit logo
Mar 20 2012 - 2:10pm

On March 24-25, the US-Canada Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development will bring together citizen organizations and networks, educators,...

Mountaintop removal protested in Washington

Mountains and communities devasted by search for coal
Oct 5 2010 - 5:47pm

Washington, DC - Thousands of protestors came to the capitol today to draw attention to the devasting impacts of the nation's addiction to coal upon America's mountains and mountain...

'Climate Change Adaptation in New York City: Building a Risk Management Response'

May 11 2010 - 4:05pm

This new report from the NYC Panel on Climate Change outlines the need...

Completion of energy benchmark readings for NYC buildings

May 11 2010 - 4:04pm

The bloomberg administration announced the completion of energy benchmark readings for NYC buildings that will provide baseline support for achievement of the PlaNYC goal to reduce the City's...

Energy and Climate Change

In the United States, as in other parts of the world, citizens are increasingly concerned about the threats to our future posed by climate change and our addiction to fossil fuels. In turn, many US citizens recognize the need to take responsibility for ourselves and our country in transforming the ways we produce and consume energy -- in our households, communities, regions and nation.