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Sixth Graders in Charlottesville, Virginia Step Up To Urge Dominion Virginia Power Toward Renewables, No More Nuclear

May 7, 2014 by Jim Pierobon

Sixth Graders and Renewables Advocacy

In preparing for hearings dedicated to public comments about the Integrated Resource Plan for Dominion Virginia Power, the Virginia State Corporation Commission received a unique notice. 10 sixth graders from Sutherland Middle School in Charlottesville, VA were signing up to testify.[read more]


Yo! I'm A Climate Scientist! (Hungry Beast Music Video)

May 16, 2011 by David Lewis

Robyn Williams is the distinguished host of one of the best radio shows that aims to popularize science that exists in the world.  Based in Australia, he’s been interviewing climate scientists for more than 30 years.  He started and ended his “The Science Show” podcast this week by playing bits from the rap song “I’m...[read more]

COP15 Friday- Youth voices, US leadership, exhaustion and excitement

December 11, 2009 by WattHead Guest Contributor

Guest post by Garett Brennan, Executive Director- Focus the Nation Hey folks, I wanted to share how things are going over here from our perspective at the COP15 climate negotiations in Copenhagen. On the day I arrived, I found it very reassuring that back at home, our country’s longest serving Senator, Robert Byrd from West Virginia,...[read more]

Generation Anything-But-Quiet: Just Wait for the Noise at Power Shift 2007!

October 22, 2007 by Jesse Jenkins

The Youth Climate Movement is poised to explode off of campuses and into our nation’s capitol for PowerShift 2007, November 2nd-5th.Thomas Friedman, the popular New York Times columnist, recently labeled teens and twenty-somethings coming to age in the early years of the 21st century the “Quiet Generation.” Accusing today’s young people...[read more]

Listen Up Friedman!

October 10, 2007 by Jesse Jenkins

This morning, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, who's been consistently and vehemently writing about the need for a clean energy revolution for the past several years, just threw down the guantlet, and he's calling out members of my young generation!In this morning's article, he called us "'Generation Q' - the Quiet Americans"...[read more]