Posts Tagged: environment
Climate change is real and accelerating. It requires an urgent response that focuses all the strategies and tactics necessary to stabilize the Earth’s temperature regime.
The objective to guide research, development and implementation is straightforward: Achieve an all-electric economy. Simply put, all sectors of energy use—agriculture, transportation, industrial, residential, business, etc...
Should university endowments divest from fossil fuels? A public discussion of this question has seen some university presidents issuing statements that they would not divest—that investments should not be used for “political action.” Many universities hold large endowments that have significant positions in fossil fuel companies or funds that hold fossil fuel assets. Universities consume fos...
Don't Miss Out on the New England Campus Sustainability Forum This Friday!
Friday Sept. 20, 2013
Hosted by the Colleges of the Fenway
550 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
The New England Campus Sustainability Forum has once again attracted strong headliners to
create an engaging and informative day. Julian Agyeman, noted climate and sustainability
justice champion; Mary P...
Wentworth Institute of Technology
550 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.Early-bird registration will be available through Aug. 30. Please visit www.necsf.com to learn more.
The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) invites you to attend the 2013 New England Campus Sustainability Forum (NECSF) co-organized by AASHE, Clean Air-Cool Planet, ...
Photo: Presidents who signed the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) seen gathered in 2007. (Courtesy of Second Nature.)
Preparedness. Opportunity. Innovation. These words capture the essence of higher education’s critical role in creating a healthy, just and sustainable society.
Leaders in higher education are standing up to the greatest challenge o...