​Competition Encourages College Students To Save Water And Energy

​Competition Encourages College Students To Save Water And Energy

by Antonio Pasolini
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.@CompeteToReduce from @NWF encourages college students to save #water + #energy thru competition - http://bit.ly/1C4xmzR via @Justmeans

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Monday, September 22, 2014 - 4:00pm



There’s a global race going on at the moment in search of renewable, clean types of energy to enable a transition from our current fossil fuel-based economy to a sustainable way of life. These include solar, wind, hydrogen and biofuels, among others. Natural gas is also being pursued as a transitional alternative. But this will take a while for a various reasons, since it is no easy task to update a whole system, especially with strong political and economic interests at stake.

But there’s something that can be done now that is good business for everyone: reducing consumption of energy as well as water. And how about harnessing that other source of amazing energy – youth - to achieve this mission?

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Corporate Social Responsibility writer for Justmeans, Antonio Pasolini is a journalist based in Brazil who writes about alternative energy, green living and sustainability. He edits Energyrefuge.com, a top web destination for news and comment on renewable energy, and contributes articles on emerging technology to Gizmag. He is also a happy herbivore.