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What do consumers think about energy efficiency?

Suzanne Shelton, Shelton Group, Energy Efficiency GuruJoin host Beth Bond of Southeast Green as she discusses energy efficiency with one of the leading researchers on this topic, Suzanne Shelton.

Suzanne is the voice and the vision of Shelton Group. Drawing on her extensive experience in energy and the environment – plus her 25 years in the marketing and advertising industry – Suzanne provides high-level strategic insights for our clients and speaks to audiences around the country about pressing issues related to marketing energy efficiency and sustainability.

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SFI and the Southeast

SFI and the Southeast US has had an interesting interaction. Join us as Southeast Green interviews Jason Metnick, Senior Vice President, Customer Affairs, Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI Inc.)

Jason has a third-party forest certification system in North America. The SFI® standard, one of the largest sustainable forestry certification programs in the world, is based on principles and measures that promote sustainability including measures to protect for water quality, biodiversity, wildlife habitat, species at risk and forests of exceptional conservation value.

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Todd Wilkinson on Ted Turner

 

Last Stand: Ted Turner's Quest To Save A Troubled Planet - Purchase on AmazonIn writing his new book "Last Stand: Ted Turner's Quest to Save a Troubled Planet," environmental journalist Todd Wilkinson ventured deeper into the inner space of Ted Turner than any other before him. That inner space reveals a Turner who has largely been unknown to most people.  Last Stand has won national critical acclaim and has been widely adopted as an essential reading for conservation organizations, universities, government policy makers, businesses, and book clubs across the country. But as many say, "Last Stand" actually reads like an adventure story.

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Climate Education - it can happen in your classroom

The Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) is an innovative organization working to build public support for climate solutions by investing in the next generation. ACE believes young people have the most to lose when it comes to climate change, and the most to gain by solving it. Since their founding in 2008, ACE has educated over 1.8 million high school students nationwide and inspired over 400,000 youth to take climate action and amplify their voice to tell their climate story. 73% of the schools ACE works with are public and 60% of students in their programs are youth of color. In Atlanta, ACE has educated over 70,000 students and inspired hundreds to take action in schools and communities, from reducing energy, to planting organic gardens, to raising awareness about clean energy solutions.

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