Weekly Rewind: March 5-11

March 11th, 2012 by Stef McDonald Leave a reply »
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Matt Petersen with students at the Artists for Peace and Justice school in Haiti.

News we’re still talking about from last week.

Help for Haiti: CEO Matt Petersen traveled to Haiti with President Clinton, where he announced Global Green’s plan with SunPower Foundation to bring in solar to our partners there, and to identify additional projects. (Our post)

Rejoicing for RESTORE: The Senate approved the RESTORE Act, which ensures that states receive 80% of the BP oil spill finds to help with repair and recovery efforts. (Our post)

Still NO KXL: Measures to speed approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline failed in the Senate. (NY Times story)

Remembering Fukushima: We reflect on the tragedy in Japan and our concerns for the future of nuclear power. (Our post)

Woman’s Day: We posted links to good reads on International Women’s Day and Matt Petersen’s TEDxWomen talk, in celebration of International Women’s Day. (Our post)

Shaking: More evidence links fracking with earthquakes in Ohio. (Think Progress Green postBoing Boing post)

Greener Watts: The LA Planning Commission approved one of the largest public housing redevelopment plans for the Watts neighborhood, paving the way for another LEED for Neighborhoods (LEED-ND) area. (Our post)

Starry Eyes: We’re proud to report we received another 4-star rating by Charity Navigator. (Our post)

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