Current and former students of The Environmental Charter School (ECS) joined community members and Mayor Bill Peduto to unveil their new middle school, built out of the historic James E. Rogers Building in Garfield.
The Inspire Speakers Series is thrilled to partner with the EcoDistricts Summit to present award winning landscape architect and environmental justice advocate Kofi Boone
As youth continue to lead to fight for climate action, developing their leadership skills becomes just as important as fostering the passion that makes them so effective.
November 5th, 2019
Current and former students of The Environmental Charter School (ECS) joined community members and Mayor Bill Peduto to unveil their new middle school, built out of the historic James E. Rogers Building in Garfield. The school is centered around sustainability for both students and environmen[...]
October 28th, 2019
It is with mixed emotions that we announce the departure of Angelica Ciranni, GBA’s longest tenured 2030 District Director. Under her leadership, the Pittsburgh 2030 District set national standards for performance, fueled by a dedicated network of partners across Western Pennsylvania. Angelica[...]
October 24th, 2019
Yesterday, our Green and Healthy Schools Academy took their Emerging Youth Program students to one of 17 living buildings in the world, Phipps Conservatory's Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL). Phipps' Meghan Scanlon joined the students to talk about the importance of green buildings and the sy[...]
October 21st, 2019
Young people are grabbing the mic from adults on climate change, evidenced by the numerous young people around the globe mobilizing for swift climate action. The Global Youth Climate Strike on September 20th, 2019 and the weekly Fridays for the Future protests (from noon-4pm at the City-County B[...]
October 16th, 2019
Students at Gannon University complete GIS mapping research of green roof potential in the Erie Emerging 2030 District What exists between 19th Street, Presque Isle Bay, Cranberry Street, and Parade Street? Nearly 300 commercial buildings that have roofs favorable for green infrastructure! In a rec[...]