Please share this information with K-12 teachers. We have created a fun, science-based 5 minute video using teen actors that explains where renewable energy comes from, how it creates electricity, and why it is beneficial to the environment. The video is appropriate for kids from kindergarten through high school, and is available to anyone with…

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When I founded the Go Green Initiative back in 2002, I saw myself as more of a child advocate than an environmentalist. The human health impact of pollution, and the break-neck speed at which our world is consuming finite natural resources, made me worry about the world I was leaving to my children. My motto…

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Happy Earth Day! Looking for a way to do something simple, yet substantive, to care for the planet? Save some electricity today. The majority of our electricity is generated by burning fossil fuels (mostly coal and natural gas), which emit a number of air pollutants and carbon. By using less electricity today, you can both…

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I recently had the good fortune to talk with Will Rosenzweig about the need for food innovation in this country. He is the Dean of the world’s first Food Business School (FBS), just launched by the Culinary Institute of America. FBS is a center for executive a graduate education whose mission is to enable and empower entrepreneurial…

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In science class, kids are taught about the many systems of their bodies, for example: the nervous system, digestive system, and the skeletal system. It is important for them to understand how their bodies work so they can take good care of themselves. Likewise, it is also important for students to understand how the critical…

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