Representatives from Appalachian colleges and universities meet to discuss the future of green energy

By Elyse McConnell For CG News Representatives from several Appalachian universities discussed the prospects, implications and funding for developing sustainable energy projects in a roundtable discussion Wednesday at Ohio University’s Baker University Center. Blog this! Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Reddit.com Share on Twitter

ARC Conference keynote speaker voices Duke Energy’s sustainability objectives

By Gabriel Weinstein CG News Duke Energy Corporation President and CEO James Rogers affirmed his company’s commitment to energy efficiency and addressed Appalachia’s future challenges in switching to clean energy technology in his keynote address Tuesday at the 2009 Appalachian Regional Commission Conference at Ohio University’s Baker University Center. Blog this! Share on Facebook Share…

International student reflects on Hope Garden's positive influence on Athens youth

By Swati Ramanathan CG Commentary swati.ramanathan@gmail.com As an international student, I am sometimes shocked that processed food in this country is cheaper and more readily available than raw, unprocessed food. American consumers, and in recent years consumers all over the developing world, value the convenience of processed food. However, the rise in juvenile diabetes and…

Program energizes Athens area students

By Gabriel Weinstein CG News gw711008@ohio.edu Athens students learned about energy conservation this week during Energy Days 2009, an annual series of workshops for local schools hosted by the Ohio University Office of Sustainability to educate children about how people make and use energy. Students grades three through six participated in several hands-on experiments Tuesday…