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Sustainable Revolving Loan Fund (RLF)

  • Whitman College (WA)

The Whitman Sustainable Revolving Loan Fund (SRLF) is a $50,000 line of credit designated for campus improvements that significantly benefit Whitman's sustainability efforts by conserving resources and improving ...


Environmental Studies (Bachelor)

  • Whitman College (WA)

The program introduces students to a wide variety of perspectives that examine the many connections between humans and nature. To do this, the program combines a broad set of relevant ...

  • Posted April 12, 2018
  • Academic Programs
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Scholarly motivations to conduct interdisciplinary climate change research

  • Idaho State University (ID)
  • Whitman College (WA)
  • Boston University (MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)
  • Northern Illinois University (IL)
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Understanding and responding to today’s complex environmental problems requires collaboration that bridges disciplinary boundaries. As the barriers to interdisciplinary research are formidable, promoting interdisciplinary environmental research requires understanding what ...


Carbon Tax

  • Whitman College (WA)

The Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) Sustainability Committee passed a self-imposed carbon tax on February 7, 2016. The tax is designed to raise money for the Green Fund, a ...

  • Posted March 13, 2017
  • Case Studies
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Student Agriculture at Whitman - A New Approach to Student Initiatives

  • Whitman College (WA)

A group of Whitman students with a lofty goal, a student-run organic farm to provide produce for campus dining halls, developed a novel approach to generate student and faculty support ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
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Green Orientation: Starting Freshmen on a Sustainable Track

  • Whitman College (WA)

Green Orientation is an institution-specific program designed to orient freshmen to their role in the school's sustainable practices. After Green Orientation, freshmen should be equipped with the knowledge and ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
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Creating Carbon Offsets: A New Alternative for Colleges and Universities?

  • Whitman College (WA)

Mandatory and voluntary carbon offsets have been promoted as an important part of the solution to the climate crisis. They are touted for their economic and environmental efficiency as well ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
  • Publications
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42.6 MW Wind Farm

  • Whitman College (WA)
  • NextEra Energy Resources (FL)

In 2013, the College leased nearby farmland to NextEra Energy, which has seventy 660 kW turbines on the property. The 166 foot tall towers generate electricity when wind speeds are ...

  • Posted May 18, 2012
  • Green Power Projects
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21 kW Rooftop Array: Bratton Tennis Center

  • Whitman College (WA)
  • Ecotech Solar (WA)

In September 2009, a 21kW photovoltaic solar array was installed on Whitman’s Bratton Tennis Center roof. The solar equipment represents future savings in energy costs, demonstrates Whitman’s commitment ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
  • Green Power Projects
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