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…

GEO's Solar Tour features many stops within Southeast Ohio

By Anne Sinclair College Green News Staff AnneDellaRose@gmail.com Several area organizations had a unique opportunity to educate Southeast Ohio residents about sustainable energy over the weekend as featured sites in the Ohio Solar Tour, a yearly statewide exposé of alternative energy. Blog this! Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Reddit.com Share on Twitter