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Brynn Furey
Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Associate

Stealing your energy and the TPIN costume contest trophy

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David Masur
Executive Director

Removing asbestos from school buildings is imperative, and could make a powerful statement as we approach Mesothelioma Awareness Day on Sept. 26

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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

The Trump administration announced Monday that it will begin oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. We've been working for decades to protect this 19 million acre wilderness, and we're not giving up now.

John Muir was among the early advocates for preserving the Tongass National Forest. Teddy Roosevelt declared it a national forest — America's largest. But why are people from California to Texas to Maine so passionate about a forest in remote southern Alaska? Much of that passion is owed to the fact that some places stir the imagination and therefore, the soul. People also understand intuitively that the campaign to save the Tongass is about something larger than even that vast forest: It’s about what we value as a society.

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Kelly Flanigan
Global Warming Solutions Associate & Digital Organizer

Tips for making the most of a backyard camping adventure.

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Morgan Folger
Director, Destination: Zero Carbon

Our cities and communities have been designed to give most of the space to cars and not to pedestrians.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Greener Together writing contest! We are pleased to announce the winners.

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Johanna Neumann
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, many of us are making plans to celebrate our moms. Here are 12 ideas that you can use celebrate both your mom and nature this Mother’s Day.