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Renewable Energy Democracy: Obama’s Solar Panels and Deployment of Clean Energy Systems

Posted by in World News & Events on 6th October, 2010 | No Comments

1115_obama_blog_coverThe 2010 Climate Bill fight is over.  It’s time to forget about it and move on.  For one thing, it wasn’t very good in the first place. As David Reberts notes over at Grist, the fact that a bill didn’t pass really isn’t a result of a failure on the part of the youth climate […]
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“The Social Network” and the Green Economy Revolution

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Guest Posts, World News & Events on 5th October, 2010 | 2 Comments

the_social_networkAfter overcoming my hesitancy to let Facebook infiltrate another aspect of my life, I gave in and watched “The Social Network.” I’m going to go ahead and say it but, this movie is definitely a defining moment for the millennial generation, our generation. And believe it or not, but there are some key lessons the Green Economy Revolution can take away from the film.
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Webinar Report Back from the Gulf Coast

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, World News & Events on 29th September, 2010 | No Comments

Oiled GrassAntonia Juhasz, Director of Global Exchange’s Energy Program was interviewed by Kevin Danaher, Global Exchange Co-Founder about the impacts of BP oil spill and what it means for our economy. Following her fifth trip to the Gulf Coast Juhasz reported what is happening in the Gulf Coast; how the oil spill affected the economy and the local communities; how Washington, DC and BP are dealing with the situation; and what the media are saying.
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Uncovering Transformation

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Global Exchange News & Events on 24th August, 2010 | No Comments

IMG_0716 - largeThis summer, our Michigan team is working with GreenNation on the Green Economy Leadership Training program. This entry was written by GELT-er Ayoola White.
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Solutions and Survival: My Experience in a Community of Impact

Posted by in Featured on 22nd July, 2010 | 1 Comment

IMG_0831 - largeThis summer, our Michigan team is working with GreenNation on the Green Economy Leadership Training program. This entry was written by GELT-er Zack Holden.
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Beautiful Yosemite and Sad Farewells

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Global Exchange News & Events on 14th July, 2010 | No Comments

IMG_0272This is the final in a series of posts from our Green Alternatives Department that is currently conducting its first China-U.S. Exchange Program. These posts are written by Green Alternatives Department Intern, Antonia Malhi.
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From Empire to Global Healing

Posted by in Stop Funding War on 13th July, 2010 | 2 Comments

Nuclear bomb treeTurning U.S. Military Bases into Eco-Development Centers This project could forge a diverse global coalition to press for the transformation of hundreds of U.S. military bases overseas into eco-development centers for launching the global green economy from the grassroots. The world is facing two interlinked crises: militarism and global destruction of the environment. They are […]
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Green Economy Leadership Training

Posted by in Featured on 13th July, 2010 | No Comments

PrintGlobal Exchange’s Michigan team is working with the local community in Detroit to transition it to a clean, green economy starting with Highland Park. One of our Michigan organizers, Scott Meloeny introduces the Green Economy Leadership Training (GELT) summer program.
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Trash, Sustainability and S’mores with the US China Exchange Group

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 12th July, 2010 | 1 Comment

100_2575Our “walk” through of California’s green economy for our guests is turning out to be a great success. Learning about sustainable farming, San Francisco trash sorting practices, waste handling and tasting Fair Trade S’mores.
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The Start of the California Local Green Economy Tour

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 8th July, 2010 | 2 Comments

100_2442July 6th was the official first day of the US-China Exchange Tour! June, (my supervisor), Sunny and I have been waiting for this day for months. Finally it was time to meet our guests, whom we have been working so hard to bring here and to create an amazing and informative program for. We couldn’t wait to get started.
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