As hotspots of innovation and technical expertise, America’s colleges and universities should lead the transition to a clean energy system. Already, campuses across the country are benefiting from transitioning their electricity, heating and transportation systems to renewable energy. This series of factsheets lays out 11 strategies and tools to help campuses shift toward 100% clean, renewable energy.
On Veterans Day, we often think of the enormous challenges faced by American servicemembers: the grueling physical tests of training and operations; the pain of time away from loved ones; and the risk of physical danger in deployment overseas. One less-discussed challenge of military service is the unique vulnerability servicemembers and veterans can face to scams in the financial marketplace.
National elected leaders would have us believe Republicans and Democrats are from different planets, unable to communicate, much less agree on anything. Last weekend I canvassed for a local city council candidate and received a welcome reminder that partisan identity isn’t at the top of voters’ list of concerns. People care more about issues and solving problems.