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SEED: The Campus as a Living Lab for Sustainability

The SEED Center, created as a partnership between the American Association of Community Colleges and ecoAmerica in 2010, offers sustainability resources to over 440 member community colleges. In their newest report, The SEED Center and the U.S. Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools have just released a guide that highlights eight essential elements to building “living labs.” […]

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Hype Aside, ‘Green Jobs’ Are For Real

With growing public favor, market support, and new government mandates for green energy education and operation, the future growth of green jobs is undeniable. An IHS Global Insight report stated, “[Green jobs] could be the fastest growing segment of the U.S. economy.” ecoAmerica‘s SEED Center is recognized in this CNBC article as a leader in […]

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Winds of Revival

Winds of Revival

The SEED Center, a program to dramatically scale up green jobs training at community colleges, by ecoAmerica and American Association of Community Colleges, is featured in this week's cover story from Community College Week. (more…)

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Even with Google plan, U.S. may not meet wind energy goal

Even with Google plan, U.S. may not meet wind energy goal

In this article, Paul Pierpoint discusses the power of business, communities, colleges, and people for progress in renewable wind energy.  Pierpoint cites Google's initiatives and ecoAmerica's SEED Center intiative as progress examples, and makes the case for others to follow suit. (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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Green energy market 'resilient' to downturn in 2009, according to U.N.

Green energy market ‘resilient’ to downturn in 2009, according to U.N.

This story, posted today on CNN.com by Matthew Knight, notes that despite the international recession, investment in renewable energy is still growing, according to the United Nations. In fact, more than half of all new electricity capacity created in 2009 came from renewable sources, with wind power leading the charge in overall increase in investment. […]

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