July 26, 2013
by Kelly Henderson
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Virginia is Feeling the Heat From Climate Change

Kelly Henderson, Climate Center Program Assistant, Washington, D.C.
I am a Virginia native, born and raised in the home of one of the original 13 colonies and birthplace of American settlement. All throughout grade school I was taught t… Continue reading

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October 16, 2012
by Kelly Henderson
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Preparing for a Changing Climate with a Feast Down East

Kelly Henderson, Climate Center Program Assistant, Washington, D.C.
How sustainable is your school? Do you find recycling bins in every building? Are there plans to design a greener infrastructure system? Does your dining hall supply lo… Continue reading

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July 18, 2012
by Grace Gill
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Ideas for Increased Millennial Engagement on Environmental Issues

Grace Gill, Program Assistant, CMI/India/Climate Center, New York
Last week I took to wearing a lace headband—60’s flower child style—to prevent my hair from sticking to my forehead in this blistering East Coast heat. … Continue reading

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July 18, 2012
by Grace Gill
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Ideas for Increased Millennial Engagement on Environmental Issues

Grace Gill, Program Assistant, CMI/India/Climate Center, New York
Last week I took to wearing a lace headband—60’s flower child style—to prevent my hair from sticking to my forehead in this blistering East Coast heat. … Continue reading

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July 12, 2012
by Kelly Henderson
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Phony-named coal-ash supporters lead to suspicion of who really supports the coal industry

Kelly Henderson, Climate Center Program Assistant, Washington, D.C.
I think it is safe to say that the U.S. Coal Industry is becoming increasingly unpopular amongst those who are ready for a clean, energy- efficient economy. But even af… Continue reading

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June 1, 2012
by Kelly Henderson
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Generating Support for Cleaner Air through Bike Advocacy

Kelly Henderson, Climate Center Program Assistant, Washington, D.C.
What could possibly be a stronger statement that people are demanding cleaner air and a stop to climate change, than 200 cyclists peddling in unison down Constitution A… Continue reading

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December 1, 2011
by Kelly Henderson
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Higher Education Paves a Way Forward on Climate Change

Kelly Henderson, Climate Center Program Assistant, Washington, D.C.
These days, it’s tough to be an environmentalist on the national level. The current “Right-heavy” House pays little to no attention to the health impa… Continue reading

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September 28, 2011
by Kelly Henderson
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Moving Planet Brought People from All Offices to Move Past Dirty Fuels

Kelly Henderson, Climate Center Program Assistant, Washington, D.C.
This past Saturday was 350.org’s Moving Planet Day, a call to move beyond coal and other fossil fuels and hop on the renewables “train.”  Thanks … Continue reading

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September 16, 2011
by Kelly Henderson
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What Will It Take to Stop Keystone XL?

Kelly Henderson, Climate Center Program Assistant, Washington, D.C.
Have you heard about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, or in other words, 2,000 miles of sheer environmental devastation? This pipeline would transport filthy tar sand… Continue reading

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September 16, 2011
by Kelly Henderson
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Aiming to Keep Winters Cool, "Protect Our Winters" Was on Fire

Kelly Henderson, Climate Center Program Assistant, Washington, D.C.
Their mission may be to keep winter cool, but the Protect Our Winters organization hit the Hill for their lobby event on fire. The winter sports activist group arrived … Continue reading

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August 23, 2011
by Kelly Henderson
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Top Universities are Going "Green" in an Effort to Allow Students to Learn in a Sustainable Community

Kelly Henderson, Climate Center Program Assistant, Washington, D.C.
Ever think about what your college is doing to reduce its carbon footprint or be “greener?” ­
Sure, you might see recycle bins strewn across campus and … Continue reading

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