Ten Ways Your Community Can Go Solar Toolkit: Part Five

Not everyone interested in going solar can pay for a new solar installation up-front. Statewide and citywide financing programs can make solar energy available to households, nonprofits and small businesses that might otherwise be priced out of the market. Solar financing options can include loans and installment programs, as well as leasing options that reduce upfront investment. Offering these options for your community can.


Virtual Earth Day Discussion Questions

Use these discussion questions with your classroom after students do one of these activities.


Health Professionals' Letter to President Obama on Fracking

Environment America Research & Policy Center and its state affiliates delivered letters from more than 1,000 doctors, nurses, and other health professionals to President Obama and state decision-makers asking them to stop fracking, given the overwhelming threats to public health. The letters come as public awareness of the health and environmental impacts of fracking is on the rise.