Archive for April, 2012

Alliance for Climate Education Organizes Contest for Energy Reduction in Schools

April 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Alliance for Climate Education Organizes Contest for Energy Reduction in Schools

The Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) is sponsoring its annual “Biggest Loser” contest for schools to reduce the amount of energy they use. This year’s line up includes over two hundred participating groups from schools from all around the United States. There is a national prize of a $1,000 grant to the Action Team that […]

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IEA Welcomes Steven Soto as newest Board Member

April 25, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
IEA Welcomes Steven Soto as newest Board Member

The International Energy Alliance is pleased to announce our latest board member, Steven Soto. Steven is from Phoenix, Arizona area and has a clear understanding and vision for the purpose and future of IEA. Among many activities, Steven has spear headed a successful energy club at Brophy Prep in Scottsdale, AZ. Soto has demonstrated his […]

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The All Important U.S. Quest for Energy

April 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
The All Important U.S. Quest for Energy

In his most recent book, “The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World,” (Sept 20, 2011) Pulitzer Prize author Daniel Yergin makes a strong case that energy forms the backbone of the economic system in the United States. Yergin’s position is that since we have a fast paced growing world economy, if […]

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Donny Disbro at PCM “gets it done” when it comes to saving energy

April 18, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Donny Disbro at PCM “gets it done” when it comes to saving energy

Professional Community Management company, PCM, is the third largest property management company in the United States, and with CEO Donny Disbro at the helm, the changes this company has made over the past decade to its own offices pale in comparison to the sensible energy saving changes it believes it can help make in the communities and properties it manages. In my interview with Mr. Disbro, I could not help but become excited as he enthusiastically shared his vision with me. He does have the advantage of having begun his interest and experience in

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IEA helps organize China Environment Forum June 2012

April 16, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
IEA helps organize China Environment Forum June 2012

The IEA is very pleased to announce the second international environment forum which will take place June 16, 2012. The forum will take place at Guiyang No. 1 High School. Scholars, college students, and high school students from the U.S., China, and other countries are welcome to attend and participate.

The IEA is serving as one of the organizers, and IEA leadership and members from the U.S. are planning to attend. The details of this forum will be forthcoming very soon, so check back frequently for updates.

The last forum took place in June of 2010 and was a great experience for all who attended. This year the forum is promising to be much larger with many more participants. At this website there are photos and details from the last forum which may be found by searching on “forum.”

If you are considering attending, please let us know if you need details regarding the forum, participants, or travel.

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Reducing School Energy Use, Part 2: Getting to work on our goals

April 12, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Reducing School Energy Use, Part 2: Getting to work on our goals

  My energy club has decided to take action to reduce the amount of energy used at our school. I am journaling our steps and progress here at the IEA website to possibly serve as a template that can be used by others who would like to do something similar at their schools. If you are […]

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2012 Sustainability Forum at Soka University in Aliso Viejo

April 8, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
2012 Sustainability Forum at Soka University in Aliso Viejo

It is very exciting that for the third consecutive year, Eco-Stride is presenting a Sustainability Forum, this year at the beautiful Soka University Campus in Aliso Viejo, California on April 12th, 2012 from 8:30AM to Noon. “We are proud to present a program of speakers who will discuss sustainability, and how to bring this important […]

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