We all know Wesleyan is great, but sometimes it’s important to step beyond our campus and take a look at what the rest of the world is up to. Here are GreenScene’s recommended articles of the week to keep you informed with the greater environmental scene!

Check out what these radicals were up to this morning!! People from the group Hands Off Appalachia hung a banner from a construction crane in view of UBS and chained themselves to the bannister in their headquarters for the sake of protesting UBS funding of mountaintop removal coal mining!

Hands Off Appalachia is proud to announce our Fall Action Camp in Connecticut! Register today at: and help make the camp happen by donating here: Find more information here: < APPALACHIAN OR....
We are faced with the stark choice of two futures: one in which we continue to burn fossil fuels and face the worst impacts of climate change, or one in whic...

Alums Evan Weber'13 and Matt Lichtash'13 continue to do work in DC! Check out their latest video and support The Plan they've created to help save the world!

We are faced with the stark choice of two futures: one in which we continue to burn fossil fuels and face the worst impacts of climate change, or one in whic...

The GreenScene is back and better than ever! Check out our 2nd issue from this year! Can't get enough? Check out our blog at and our Instagram for some of the most artsytainable pics around (WesEONGreenScene)!!

Kira Fabrizio (Class of ’97) is a Professor of Strategy and Innovation at the Boston University School of Management. This October, Professor Fabrizio visited Wesleyan to give a talk about why businesses do or do not choose to invest in sustainable practices. In her lecture, Fabrizio said that to…

Learn more about the food you're eating: use your iPhone or Droid to scan products at the grocery store to trace ownership of the product to its corporate parent company. Complements of the natural living forum facebook page.

While you're cruising the internet back home, check out how climate change may affect your community.

Enter your ZIP Code to learn how vulnerable your local area is to climate change.

Apply for a mini grant from New England Campus Sustainability Forum to support your project!

Promoting Civic Engagement at Wesleyan.

Join SAGES in awarding Nina Gerona, Mads O’Brien, Brent Packer, and Tavo True-Alcalá for their work designing the Wishing Wells, the new portable water stations that will make their debut at Reunion & Commencement this year! All are welcome to attend.


ready to get off campus without actually getting off campus? Come to EON's around the world party on Saturday 4/4 in Earth House. Different environmental groups will be giving you all a taste of what they do. It will be a great time to mingle with interesting people in a laid back setting! All those random faces you've seen at anonymous EON meetings? NOW IS YOUR CHANCE TO MEET THEM IN REAL LIFE! Refreshments will be served to those who are 21+

Confirmed stations are:

Climate... Ambassadors: Keystone (but NOT XL!!)
Compost Committee: Long Island Compost Iced Tea
CT Forest and Park Association: Buschwacker
WESFresh: Mojitos
Thrift Swap: Tequila Sunrises
WILD Wes: Beer
EON: Jello $h0ts

A question that remains: Who will be serving gin and kombucha?

p.s. google searching "drunk environmentalists" does not yield anything good. let's prove them wrong. don't frack with us, amirite?

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Sat 10:00 PM EDTEarth House
44 people went

Come this Tuesday to learn more about the endowment and discuss how to ensure that we invest in a environmentally responsible fashion (there will be a lot of great free food)!!

Tue 4:15 PM EDT41 Wyllys 114
51 people went

Join SAGES and EON for a special Earth Week Think Tank discussing innovative ways to reduce fossil fuel consumption at Wesleyan!


Join SAGES and EON for a special Earth Week Think Tank discussing innovative ways to reduce fossil fuel consumption at Wesleyan. This is a great opportunity to directly talk with administrators and have your voice heard!


CA-CP is a great organization!

Calling All App Developers!Clean Air-Cool Planet//coolplaneteditor//April 22, 2013//no commentsAre you an amateur mobile app developer looking to get more experience, expand your portfolio, and get exposure for your work? Are you a student looking for a cool project to do for a college-level class?…

Had a great morning at the 5K for Earth Day!

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***Music! Friends! Foss! The Earth! Student Groups! Jorts! Trivia! More Music!***

When you out to Foss Hill on Sunday 4/21 (like you do every beautiful Sunday) be prepared to celebrate Earth Day like you've never celebrated Earth Day before.







EARTHFEST STUDENT GROUPS (including but not limited to):
-Wes, Divest!
-Long Lane Farm
-Thrift Swap
-Bread Salvage
-Climate Ambassadors
-Farmer's Market
-Green Fund
-Sustainability Office
-Zine Folding

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Sun 1:00 PM EDTFoss Hill
131 people went

The NESCAC Environmental Action Conference (at Wes!) is bringing together faculty, students, and staff from the NESCAC schools to discuss environmental issues, best practices, and explore areas for further collaboration. The conference will take place Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28, 2013.

If you are interested in attending the conference, please fill out the form below!

Come discuss all things environmental at Wesleyan. Bring your lunch and a friend.

Fri 12:15 PM EDT41 Wyllys Room 115
19 people went