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Environmental Charter School Transforms Vacant Building into Sustainable Middle School

Environmental Charter School Transforms Vacant Building into Sustainable Middle School

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[...]

Welcoming New Pittsburgh 2030 District Director Isaac Smith

Welcoming New Pittsburgh 2030 District Director Isaac Smith

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[...]

GHSA Emerging Youth Visit the Center for Sustainable Landscapes

GHSA Emerging Youth Visit the Center for Sustainable Landscapes

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[...]

Teaching the Next Generation of Climate Leaders

Teaching the Next Generation of Climate Leaders

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[...]

A Growing Opportunity: Green Roofs in Erie

A Growing Opportunity: Green Roofs in Erie

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[...]

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