Sustainability

OSPIRG Kicking off Their 2017 Campaigns

OSPIRG is back in full swing with new and existing missions including the existing “Save the Bees” campaign and their upcoming project called “Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics.” 

Media Hit | Energy, Sustainability

UConnPIRG’s “lead” campaign strives to create renewable energy future for CT

Student activist group UConnPIRG will strive to keep further gas pipelines from being built in Connecticut and to move the state toward an 100 percent renewable energy future with its new “lead” campaign. 

Campaign | Foods, Sustainability

No Bees, No Food

We rely on bees to pollinate our food. Yet we’re allowing the use of bee-killing pesticides to drive them toward extinction. How does that make any sense?We're calling on the EPA to ban these toxic pesticides.

 

After the EPA made their historic announcement for the first-ever federal limits on carbon pollution, the National Mining Association started airing deceptive radio ads about our electricity bills nearly doubling. Here's how you can take action today to stand up for stopping global warming.

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Media Hit | Energy, Sustainability

EPA now accepting public comments about proposed coal regulations

The Environmental Protection Agency is now accepting written comments concerning their proposed carbon pollution standards for new power plants until March 10. The new standards would end construction of any new coal-fired power plants in the U.S.

Media Hit | Sustainability, Waste

Maryland PIRG to deliver petitions for 5-cent bottle deposit

Maryland PIRG is delivering petitions urging Gov. Martin O'Malley to support a measure to create a 5-cent redeemable bottle deposit.

Media Hit | Energy, Sustainability

CalPIRG petitions against Keystone pipeline

Ten members of the UC Berkeley chapter of CalPIRG rallied in front of Sather Gate Thursday against the construction of a controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.

CU-Boulder students give Boulder mayor's home A+ for efficiency

The members of the University of Colorado's Energy Service Corps are used to educating Boulderites on sustainability. But Saturday, the group was schooled by Boulder Mayor Matt Applebaum during an assessment of his passive solar home.

State watchdog group targets environment, insurance rates

Earlier this year, Diane Brown, executive director of the consumer watchdog Arizona Public Interest Research Group, was recognized by the Arizona League of Conservation Voters for leading efforts to improve environmental and conservation policies in Arizona.

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