Posts tagged: climate change

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New resource available: prioritizing and aligning climate neutrality with your institutional goals

With everything else competing for funding, bandwidth, and attention, how do you integrate climate neutrality efforts with other campus priorities?

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Climate neutrality on college campuses: efforts, challenges, and solutions

From college presidents to the U.S. President, there is a growing drumbeat from leadership nationwide to address the climate crisis. The general consensus is that the path to mitigating climate change is clear: achieving climate neutrality. This article is a look at the current state of climate neutrality efforts, challenges, and solutions on college campuses.

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GreenerU refines and aligns to help institutions reach climate neutrality

After twelve years of experience in the business of sustainability consulting, energy-efficiency engineering, and construction project management, we are focusing all of those capabilities on tackling a single (enormous) challenge: helping educational and community institutions navigate the steps to climate neutrality.

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System change, not climate change: how K-12 schools are addressing sustainability for a generation of climate activists

Nearly 4 million people participated in worldwide climate strikes last September, in solidarity with 17-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who made the trek to New York City across the Atlantic by boat. It’s no coincidence that teenagers are some of the most engaged climate activists today. How are their schools rising to the challenge?

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New York City’s Climate Mobilization Act: How does it affect schools?

The City's ambitious effort to fight climate change includes incremental emissions reduction mandates. Strategies and utility incentives are available to help educational institutions meet targets for 2024, 2030, and beyond.

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It’s 2050, and we stopped climate change—but not without changing minds and behavior, too

Navigating social disruption is the bulk of my work—and very likely a major component of the work some of you do on your campus, too.

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The race to zero: how higher education is tackling the challenges of carbon neutrality through building efficiency

Truly serious efforts to get to zero recognize that the obligation starts with lowering demand. Buildings alone use 42% of the nation’s energy. Without tackling excessive building energy use, campuses are only going to glance around the target.

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