Now available is comprehensive greenhouse gas (GHG) data for 2010 from facilities in 9 industry groups, including 29 source categories which directly emit large quantities of GHGs, as well as suppliers of certain fossil fuels and industrial gases through the EPA’s GHG Reporting Program. Check out the new EPA’s interactive GHG Map Tool to visual see and identify nearby sources of GHGs which could be a great tool to local governments and businesses to track and hopefully curb their emissions.
The Green Teacher magazine June 1, 2011
Green Teacher is a magazine who’s goal is to help youth (ages 6-18 yrs) educators enhance environmental and global education inside and outside of schools, including practical articles and resource reviews. This quarterly magazine is the primary publication of the non-profit organization based in Toronto with a small staff of hard-working people – read more about the history of the Green Teacher. The Green Teacher offers a lot of online resources and publish other worthwhile books, too but the yearly subscription (depends on your county) for the US is $32 print and $26 for digital (go digital!). The Green Teacher also offers free online webinars!
There is a current Call for Proposals for a special guest issue on Poverty and Environmental Education issue of GreenTeacher due on or before June 30, 2011 to Sheila Giesbrecht Guest Editor. Check out the writer & reviewer guidelines and they are looking for regional editors too.
Green Public Library Publication & IFLA SIG July 20, 2010
A new publication is now available called Going Green in North American Public Libraries: A Critical Snapshot of Policy and Practice and it will be presented 10 August 2010 – 15 August 2010 (in Gothenburg, Sweden) at the Environmental Sustainability and Libraries SIG Open Session. Learn more about this SIG of IFLA.
Thanks for the news item, Monika Antonelli!
Call for Submission: Greening Libraries June 29, 2009
Greening Libraries, edited by Monika Antonelli and Mark McCullough and published by Library Juice Press, is a collection of essays, papers and articles on various aspects of the green library movement. The editors are seeking articles from a variety of perspectives on a wide range of topics related to green practices, sustainability and the library profession. Greening Libraries will offer an overview of important aspects of the growing green library movement, including, but not limited to, green buildings, alternative energy resources, conservation, green library services and practices, operations, programming, and outreach.
Insiders Guide to Greening I.T. Free E-book March 16, 2009
Great handout with various articles called Insider’s Guide to Greening I.T (PDF) – a collection of stories, blog posts, and practical advice for employees from high-level to grassroots who want to start green initiatives within their organizations. Here is the TOC:
- Time To Stop The Greenwashing By Glen Barry with www.ecoearth.info
- Steps In Getting The Workplace Green & Saving Money By Michael Cassisi www.itcostsolutions.com/
- Online Conversations With Sustainable Cities By Ferne Edwards www.sustainablemelbourne.com
- “Greening” Employee Get-Togethers by Jennifer Mattern bizammo.com/green-business/
- Hidden Vampires Go Green By Paul Muller caffination.com/
- 6 Ways To Convince Someone To Go Green By Max Norman, of AsktheKid.org
- We Are Frogs In Boiling Cold Water By Simon Tay, of sgenergycrisis.blogspot.com
- Could Greenwashing Be Beneficial? By Marc Thibault, of green-age.org
CALL FOR AUTHORS: Green Series January 29, 2009
Excerpt from Earth Forum Web site:
“We are inviting academic editorial contributors to the Green Series, a new electronic reference series for academic and public libraries addressing all aspects of environmental issues, including alternative energies, sustainability, politics, agriculture, and many other subjects that will comprise a 12-title set. Each title has approximately 150 articles (much like encyclopedia articles) on major themes, ranging from 1,000 to 4,000 words. We are starting the assignment process for articles for Volumes 4 – 6 in the series with a deadline of May 1, 2009:
- Volume 4: Green Cities
- Volume 5: Green Business
- Volume 6: Green Consumerism
This comprehensive project will be published in stages by SAGE eReference and will be marketed to academic and public libraries as a digital, online product available to students via the library’s electronic services. The Series Editor is Paul Robbins, Ph.D., University of Arizona, and the General Editor for Volumes 4 and 5 is Nevin Cohen, Ph.D., The New School, and General Editor for Volume 6 is Juliana Mansvelt, Ph.D., Massey University. Both the series editor and general editors will be reviewing each submission to the project.
If you are interested in contributing to this cutting-edge reference, it can be a notable publication addition to your CV/resume and broaden your publishing credits. SAGE Publications offers an honorarium ranging from SAGE book credits for smaller articles up to free access to the online product for contributions totaling 10,000 words or more per volume.
The list of available articles is already prepared, and as a next step we will e-mail you the Article List (Excel file) from which you can select topics that best fit your expertise and interests. Additionally, Style and Submission Guidelines will be provided that detail article specifications.
If you would like to contribute to building a truly outstanding reference with the Green Series, please contact me by the e-mail information below. Please provide a brief summary of your academic/publishing credentials in environmental issues.
Thanks very much.
green (at) golsonmedia.com “