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How Higher Education Is Keeping Us Marching Forward on Climate Action

Higher ed has the power and leverage to take climate action to new levels. The marching bands are beating the drums – it’s loud and about to get much louder.   Due in part to the Paris Climate Talks, 2015 was a banner year for climate change awareness across many segments of our society. Faith […]

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The Future of Sustainability: Shaping the Leaders of Tomorrow

Creating a more sustainable world takes leadership – and part of being a leader is a willingness to share your knowledge and successes, and seek out other leaders so you can gain from their experience.   Higher education leaders have a unique opportunity to shape the future, by providing their students – tomorrow’s doctors, architects, […]

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How to Make Your College Campus More Sustainable

Higher education institutions are uniquely positioned to lead on climate solutions. Every day, colleges and universities have opportunities to engage their students, staff, and the local community in sustainability efforts. Some of the most successful and innovative of those efforts are highlighted in a new report by one of our partners,The Association for the Advancement […]

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Speed Dating for Climate Solutions

I recently had coffee with my newly single friend who filled me in on her speed dating and on-line matchmaking adventures. As it turns out, speed dating is not just about meeting new romantic partners these days. San Diego Students for Sustainability, based at San Diego State University, used the speed dating technique to help […]

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America's Greenest Colleges And Universities

America’s Greenest Colleges And Universities

Forbes just released its 2010 America's Greenest Colleges and Universities list, citing six criteria considered, two of which were created by ecoAmerica: the ACUPCC and Princeton Review College Green Ratings.   Read more on who made the list and why in this article by Brian Wingfield. (more…)

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America's Community Colleges Unite to Train Students for Jobs in the Green Economy: The SEED Center Launches.

America’s Community Colleges Unite to Train Students for Jobs in the Green Economy: The SEED Center Launches.

Yesterday, Ed Begley Jr. actor, environmental activitist and ecoAmerica board member announced the launch of The SEED Center at the AASHE Conference in Denver. The SEED Center, stands for sustainable education and economic development www.theSEEDcenter.org. The SEED Center is a leadership initative, free resource center and online sharing environment for community colleges to dramamtically scale […]

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