Adopt-a-Congressperson

We have adopted U.S. Congressman Olver as part of our climate champion family!  As a part of our family, there are certain expectations and responsibilities, including:

  • Publicly supporting Repowering America with 100% clean electricity by 2018
  • Actively supporting strong legislation that will move us toward this goal as quickly as possible
  • Opposing the construction of new coal-fired power plants

It’s Easy Being Green: Continued Strides in Sustainability at Amherst College

September 8, 2008   

AMHERST, Mass. — When Amherst College students returned to their alma mater last week, they may have noticed what Jim Brassord, director of facilities and associate treasurer for campus services, calls a “big green reminder of our commitment to the environment”: Solar panels on Mayo-Smith House, one of the most visible residence halls on campus located at the corner of Route 9 and 116 in Amherst.