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How Second Nature Is Helping to Simplify Climate Action in Higher Education

When communicating about climate issues, the clearer and simpler you can make your message, the better. With that in mind, our Solution Generation partner Second Nature has announced a major name change for their climate commitment initiative, which will make it easier for higher ed leaders to explain and understand what these commitments mean.   Second […]

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Academic Institutions Lead the Way in Climate Solutions

Six higher education institutions were recognized last month for their leadership in educating students about sustainability, climate solutions, and climate adaptation, according to a recent post on Second Nature’s website. Second Nature, a nonprofit that operates the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), presents the awards to ACUPCC signatories that demonstrate exceptional leadership […]

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How Collaboration is Advancing Higher Education’s Climate Efforts

Higher education institutions in the United States are famous for their fierce competitiveness. Colleges and universities compete to recruit and retain the brightest students and faculty, secure significant funding for research and infrastructure, and enhance their reputations. They strive to achieve high scores in rankings, which influence their student recruitment success and national stature.   […]

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674 U.S. Colleges Making Huge Impact on Reducing Their Impact

ACUPCC, a program founded by Second Nature, AASHE, and ecoAmerica, has released data on the positive climate impact the almost 700 colleges that have signed the ACUPCC commitment have achieved. The impressive numbers and testimonials from college leadership prove that this program’s framework is working, turning colleges into fertile places for climate support, action and […]

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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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UNCF Institute for Capacity Building Awards 23 Green Planning Grants to Minority-Serving Institutions

UNCF Institute for Capacity Building Awards 23 Green Planning Grants to Minority-Serving Institutions

The United Negro College Fund is awarding 23 “green” capacity building grants to “MSI” colleges (Minority Serving Institutions), additionally encouraging them to sign the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), a program by ecoAmerica.  (more…)

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