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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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Higher Education Leaders to Convene on Climate Solutions

The following is a guest post by Tatiana Brailovskaya (Second Nature).   Second Nature’s 2014 Presidential Summit on Climate Leadership is gearing up to start in Boston on October 1. The event is expected to bring together over 200 higher education sustainability leaders — including university and college presidents who are signatories to the American College & University Presidents’ […]

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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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Talk About Scaling Up: Hundreds of Colleges Creating our Clean Energy Future, Today

We’re thrilled to announce the latest progress of the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), a Second Nature program developed in collaboration with ecoAmerica in 2007.   The progress made in the last year alone is adding up to some amazing numbers:   From June 2012 to March 2013, ACUPCC signatories have significantly […]

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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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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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