15 Apr '11, 10pm

Join @billmckibben and Many More at #Powershift 2011 in Washington DC

begins this weekend in Washington DC. The biggest of its kind, the annual event will foster leadership amongst the next generation of clean energy activists -- along with keynote talks from the likes of Al Gore, Van Jones, Bill McKibben, and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, there are a number of training events and workshops held over the course of the weekend. I'm in DC to cover the goings-on, and will be reporting back with dispatches on how the next wave of the green movement is shaping up. For the uninitiated, the following video breaks down what Powershift is all about:

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/powershift-2011-w...

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Powershift 2011 Kicks Off in Washington DC

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Power Shift 2011- Youth Leaders Flock to DC

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The Conservancy is working to bring back wild, native oysters for people and nature.

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nature.org 15 Apr '11, 10pm

Nature Conservancy employee Jeff Compton helps create new habitat for oysters in Washington's Liberty Bay. © Jeff Compton ...

Young #climate leaders meet w/the President -- push him to lead at the scale of the crisis: #PowerShift

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important event that brings together thousands of students , community leaders, and activists from around the nation -- wa...

What if Your President's Just Not That Into You...

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