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For Loyola University Chicago, Climate Action Is Key to Their Mission

The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) and ecoAmerica’s higher education program, Solution Generation, have selected Loyola University Chicago as the winner of the 2016 Climate Leadership Awards. Loyola stood out for their ambitious climate action plan, with a goal of reaching carbon neutrality by 2025.   As a Catholic, Jesuit university, Loyola is […]

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Sustainability Needs an Olympic Effort

The Solution Generation/ACCU climate leadership award supports academic institutions that “Go for the Gold.”   Watching the Olympics this week, I was struck by the level of excellence, dedication, and superiority of our American athletes. These women and men showed up to the games to bring home medals. The months and years of training really […]

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Making Earth Day Visible Every Day With the Launch of Solution Generation at Millersville University

Instead of traveling to Lancaster, PA, to help kick off Solution Generation’s new partnership with Millersville University, Earth Day 2016 found me in sad solidarity with our warming climate as I spent the day waylaid in bed fighting a 102° fever. Fortunately, my intended wing-woman for the event, ecoAmerica’s new executive assistant Candace Williams, enthusiastically […]

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Solution Generation Announces 2016 Climate Leadership Award Program

As higher education leaders, it is our responsibility to ensure that our students and communities act today in order to protect and strengthen our towns, regions, nation, and world. Solution Generation is committed to helping colleges and universities engage on sustainability by providing tools, talking points, and tips to help effectively communicate on climate action. […]

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ecoAmerica’s 11 Biggest Milestones of 2015

2015 was an incredible year for the climate movement, with leaders in every sector speaking out and demanding climate action. ecoAmerica continued to empower those leaders through summits, programs, and research designed to reinforce effective climate messaging and strategies. It was a busy, inspiring year filled with major events and achievements. Here are 11 of […]

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Colorado State University – Pueblo Wins HACU/SG Leadership in Climate Change Awareness Award

Of the 17 colleges and universities that submitted applications for the HACU/Solution Generation Leadership in Climate Change Awareness Award, the selection committee has selected Colorado State University – Pueblo (CSU Pueblo) as the winner of the $10,000 prize.   While all the colleges and universities that applied are inspirational examples of green leadership, and all […]

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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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7 Climate Success Stories to Be Thankful For

This is the time of year to think about what we’re grateful for, and at ecoAmerica, we have so many people and organizations to thank for their leadership and inspiration on climate issues. Here are 7 success stories that stand out for us, but we appreciate all the efforts, large and small, that made this […]

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Higher Ed Can Lead Climate Solutions

Last month, Clark Atlanta University president Dr. Carlton E. Brown met with other higher education leaders to launch Solution Generation, one component of our MomentUs initiative. Solution Generation provides a strong network, insightful research, and a variety of resources to help educators engage their students and communities in climate-change solutions. Dr. Brown sits on the […]

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