News & Updates
The finalists for the Zayed 2014 Global High Schools Category includes 10 schools in 5 regions including: Australia, India, Malawi, Peru, Romania, Somalia, Tonga, UK and the U.S.
Nov. 8, 2013 -- A NEW Green Power Purchasing Consortium is launched by the GSA in collaboration with EPA’s Green Power Partnership to help accelerate the adoption of renewable energy by K-12 schools.
October 19, 2013. Rockaway Community Park, NYC. GSA NYC Chapter schools support MillionTreesNYC for the biggest turnout ever. 20,000 trees were planted in 1-1/2 hours. We've only just begun!
Inspired and supported by the 5th Annual Student & Climate Conservation Congress, HS Students fan out worldwide to initiate environmental projects in their schools and communities, and grow the Sc3 Corps.
1% for the Planet is an international organization whose mission is to "use market forces to drive positive environmental change by inspiring companies to give". Consider joining and giving to the GSA!
August 9, 2013 -- An article by Peter Gow from Education Week's blog that explores impressive sustuainability actions that schools are taking, and mentions the Green Cup Challenge.
GSA Member Bronx Design & Construction Academy is Chosen as First Project for Crowd-Funding Site DivvySolar
RSVP for this event on Tues Sept 10, 6-9. Schools can use this online platform to reach their local members as well as to connect with the global renewable energy community.
Aug 20, 2013: After pleging to introduce legislation at the GSA and Hewitt Schools's “Ban the Bag” Conference, a bill was introduced by City Council Members and attendees Brad Lander and Gail Brewer.
Powered by Wind & Sun, on April 20. Come learn what YOU and your community can do to make a BIG difference, and help grow a new green economy.
5th Annual Darrow School (NY) Sustainability Symposium, April 23, 2013
Andy Revkin surveys green school designs and initiatives around the country, and an exhibition at the National Building Museum in DC
Green Cup Challenge™
The competition, which ran from Nov. 5- Dec. 3, 2013, was created by the Green Schools Alliance (GSA), a nonprofit organization of public and private schools whose aim is to meet the Mayor’s PlaNYC target of reducing carbon emissions 30
Three Hundred K-12 Schools Unite to Save 1.5 Gigawatt-hours of Electricity in Four Weeks During the Green Cup Challenge
The Green Schools Alliance, in partnership with Lucid, announces the results of the annual Green Cup Challenge electricity competition. This year more than 300 K-12 schools from across the U.S. and around the world have collectively saved 1.5 gigawatt-hours of electricity, equivalent to
Posted November 20, 2012. Follow the current data from the NYC DOE 2012 Green Cup Challenge through GSA's NEW GCC Building Dashboard interface created by Lucid.
The 2013 Green Cup Challenge plans to use Lucid’s Building Dashboard to engage, educate and motivate students to reduce electricity usage in their schools.
Green Cup Recycle Challenge October 1 - 26, 2012 REGISTER NOW AND BECOME A "RECYCLING HERO"!
Posted May 15, 2012. Pioneer Academy, Pre-K – 4th grade in Queens, NY - wins 2012 Green Cup Recycle Challenge, achieving "Recycling Champion" status by earning the highest score - 106 points - and correctly sorting 96% of its recycling and trash bins.
The Center for Geoscience Education and Public Understanding at the American Geosciences Institute has released a landmark report on the status of Earth Science education in U.S. middle and high schools, describing in detail significant gaps
After several years of work by over 800 scientists from around the world, it is now considered even more certain (> 95%) that human influence is the dominant cause of the observed warming >
Congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle have come together to advance environmental education and outdoor learning opportunities for students across America. If passed, the bill would encourage states to implement environmental literacy plans for K-12 students.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE TODAY: The Winning school in each of 5 global regions will receive $100k each for their sustainability achievements. Submission deadline for this important recognition is August 5th.
The Urban Water Federal Partnership strives to stimulate local economies, create jobs, improve quality of life, and protect health via waterway revitalization.
Next Generation Science Standards reveal new guidelines for how science is taught in educational facilities in the United States.