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Stanford University Scope 3 Emissions Program

  • Stanford University (CA)

Over the past decade, Stanford University has reduced its scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 80% and is on track to eliminate 100%. In June 2020, the Board ...


Sustainability from a Social Justice Lens

  • Mount Holyoke College (MA)
  • University of Houston (TX)
  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Association of College Unions International

Join our presenters as they look at sustainability, social justice, and the connection between the two. We start by looking at the topic from a theory point of view. Then ...

  • Posted May 11, 2022
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Creating a Winning Collegiate Sports Sustainability Program

  • Green Sports Alliance (OR)

Over the past decade, a growing number of collegiate athletic programs have initiated or expanded their sustainability systems. With athletics traditionally recognized as "The front porch of the campus," campus ...

  • Posted May 9, 2022
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A Discussion About Environmental Justice in Vermont

  • University of Vermont (VT)

Project Green Schools was delighted to host A Discussion About Environmental Justice in Vermont in partnership with Vermont House Speaker, Conor Kennedy, Shelburne Farms, VT FEED, Hunger Free Vermont, VEEP ...

  • Posted May 9, 2022
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Nebraska State Fair Sustainability Pavilion

  • Central Community College (NE)

In partnership with the Nebraska State Fair, students are invited to develop sustainability projects and present them at the Sustainability Pavilion. 2021 student projects include a kayak made from mushroom ...


UCLA Sustainability Plan

  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

A comprehensive sustainability plan for the campus that bridges academics, operations, and community engagement. The plan highlights the intersections of planetary and human health, and begins the work to ensure ...


Education for Sustainable Development – A University’s Contribution

  • University of Bern

What is Education for Sustainable Development? And how can it be integrated into university teaching? This video shows some of the paths lecturers can take to discover how their own ...

  • Posted May 5, 2022
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Thinking Ahead: A Tale of Joining Environmental and Social Justice Forces for a Stronger Future

  • AASHE (PA)
  • WorldStrides (VA)

Many organizations have been trialing ways to incorporate sustainability initiatives into their processes as environmental concerns have been elevated by the global community over the years, but there is a ...

  • Posted May 5, 2022
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Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The Pacific Northwest (PNW) Just Futures Institute is a transformational regional platform for racial and climate justice funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. We hold collaborations among the University ...


Boston College Green Week: BC Dining Hosts Events to Promote Sustainability Initiatives

  • Boston College (MA)

Each year, to celebrate Earth Day, Boston College clubs and organizations collaborate to host Green Week. With different events, pop-ups, and educational resources, students are able to see all of ...


CSU Celebrates EarthDay at EarthFest 2022

  • Cleveland State University (OH)

Cleveland State University's Office of Sustainability and Student Environmental Movement collaborate to celebrate EarthDay!

Over 35 exhibitors, 20 volunteers, 16 amazing prize donations, clothing swap all contributed to making ...


sustainNU Holds Soundwalk

  • Northwestern University (IL)

Teaching artists from the Midwest Society for Acoustical Ecology led participants in an exploration of Northwestern University's Evanston campus soundscape. Attendees focused on specific sounds of their environment that ...


sustainNU Hosts Reuse & Repair Fair

  • Northwestern University (IL)

Northwestern's Office of Sustainability hosted a Repair and Reuse Fair featuring a variety of on-campus and local vendors, including a local bike shop, clothing mending organization, tool library, zero-waste ...


CLIMATE CRISIS ANTHEM Music Video

  • AASHE (PA)

The CLIMATE CRISIS ANTHEM is a visually and musically engaging 6:20 minute video that portrays the dire situation we all face in the current environmental breakdown.

Musical styles range ...

  • Posted May 4, 2022
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CFR 7/22 Higher Education Webinar: Campus Sustainability and Climate Change Mitigation

  • Mount Holyoke College (MA)

V.S. “Raghu” Raghavan, director of sustainability and associate director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment at Mount Holyoke College, discusses actions campuses can take toward greater sustainability ...

  • Posted May 2, 2022
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Earth Conscious Menu at JMU Senior Symposium Event

  • James Madison University (VA)

On Earth Day, students in JMU's School of Integrated Sciences presented their work at the annual Senior Symposium. This year, the SIS Senior Symposium was recognized by JMU's ...


JMU Geography Students Celebrate 10 Years of Gardening at Local Elementary School

  • James Madison University (VA)

JMU Geography faculty and students celebrated Earth Day with students from an elementary school in Harrisonburg, Virginia as a continuation of 10 years of gardening together. Dr. Amy Goodall and ...


Arbor Day Tree Planting

  • City University of New York, College of Staten Island (NY)

On April 29th, we celebrated the 150th Arbor day by planting 4 trees and 3 bushes on campus near the Baseball filed.


Earth Month Bag Drive

  • City University of New York, College of Staten Island (NY)

On April 25th, students, faculty and staff were encouraged to bring their plastic bags so they can be recycled. In exchange they could get a reusable bag provided by the ...


Campus Clean Up 2022

  • City University of New York, College of Staten Island (NY)

On April 14,2022, College of Staten Island students joined the annual campus cleanup day. The goal was to collect as much garbage as possible on campus before grass mowing ...


Plant Sale and Compost Giveback

  • City University of New York, College of Staten Island (NY)

On April 11th, as part of our Earth Month activities at the College of Staten Island (CSI). This was CSI Sustainability's second plant sale of the season and gave ...


Montclair State University Hosts Bradford Elementary School for Earth Day 2022

  • Montclair State University (NJ)

For Earth Day 2022, the Montclair State University Facilities team hosted 400 K-5 students from Montclair Township's Bradford Elementary School. The event was held outdoors in the campus Amphitheater ...


Queens College Is Reducing Plastic Water Bottle Use

  • City University of New York, Queens College (NY)

As part of our college's efforts to reduce single-use plastics on campus, our ongoing sustainability initiative includes the removal of older water fountains and installation of water bottle filling ...


Queens College Reduces Single-Use Plastics In Our Dining Halls

  • City University of New York, Queens College (NY)

Queens College, a college within the City University of New York system, recently launched an initiative to reduce single-use plastics in our campus dining halls. Our food servicer, Mangia Fresca ...


Exploring the nature and culture of science as an academic discipline: implications for the integration of education for sustainable development

  • University of Limerick

Purpose Goal 4.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) explicitly frames education as an enabler of change and a means to achieve all SDGs. This study aims to explore ...

  • Posted April 29, 2022
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Exploring Factors Promoting Recycling Behavior in Student Housing

  • Lund University
  • KTH Royal Institute of Technology

As climate-related issues are important and concern all aspects of the built environment, there is a need to better understand the motives underlying household recycling behavior. The purpose of the ...

  • Posted April 29, 2022
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Transforming Barriers into Opportunities: Teaching Environment and Sustainability Service-Learning Courses During the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Central Connecticut State University (CT)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (ME)

In response to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many institutions of higher learning locked down their campuses and altered their ways of teaching. This article discusses changes made to ...

  • Posted April 29, 2022
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Decarbonising Universities: Case Study of the University of Exeter’s Green Strategy Plans Based on Analysing Its Energy Demand in 2012–2020

  • University of Exeter (Devon)

This study investigates the carbon footprint of the University of Exeter by analysing its energy consumption between 2012 and 2020 to assess its current standing in the process of achieving ...

  • Posted April 29, 2022
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Global warming in the minds of Mexican higher education students: an exploratory study

  • Purchase College - State University of New York (NY)
  • Universidad de Sonora (Sonora)

The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 is at the core of many sustainability initiatives on Mexican higher education institutions (HEIs). Yet, progress to SDG 13 and the entire 2030 Agenda ...

  • Posted April 29, 2022
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Mobility and sustainable transportation in higher education: evidence from Monterrey Metropolitan Area in Mexico

  • Universidad autonoma de Nuevo Leon (Nuevo Leon)

This paper aims to analyze the demand for mobility in higher education to understand the critical elements of students' mobility and the potential impact of accessing sustainable alternatives. The demand ...

  • Posted April 29, 2022
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Skill development using interdisciplinary problem solving in a natural resources capstone course

  • North Dakota State University (ND)

Post-secondary curriculum is designed to prepare students for their careers following graduation, which traditionally revolves around technical aspects of their respected career field. Capstone courses were introduced to help ease ...

  • Posted April 29, 2022
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Environmental Health (BS)

  • University of Rochester (NY)

The BS in Environmental Health is designed for students with an interest in the environment as well as public health. Students who complete this program will understand how anthropogenic and ...

  • Posted April 29, 2022
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CONTINGENT WORKFORCE: Size, Characteristics, Compensation, and Work Experiences of Adjunct and Other Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

  • U.S. Government Accountability Office (DC)

According to 2015 Department of Education data, contingent faculty—those employed outside of the tenure track—made up about 70 percent of postsecondary instructional positions nationwide, though this varied by ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Psychology and Global Climate Change: Addressing a Multi-faceted Phenomenon and Set of Challenges

  • Columbia University (NY)
  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)
  • The College of Wooster (OH)
  • University of Notre Dame (IN)
  • University of Victoria (BC)
  • Griffith University (Queensland)
  • The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (DC)

Addressing climate change is arguably one of the most pressing issues facing our planet and its inhabitants. In bio and geophysical terms, climate change is defined as changes over time ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Maintenance of an environmental management system based on ISO 14001 in a Brazilian private university, seeking sustainable development

  • Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Unisinos)

This study aims to present the environmental management system implemented at UNISINOS and demonstrate some of the main results obtained in more than 15 years carrying out the environmental management ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Embedding Sustainability in Learning and Teaching: Lessons Learned and Moving Forward—Approaches in STEM Higher Education Programmes

  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Peradeniya

Embedding sustainability into pedagogical approaches is a key priority in higher education. Equipping students with knowledge, understanding, and skills, and developing the next generation of innovators and leaders, can potentially ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Market Assessment of Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Laboratories

  • My Green Lab (CA)
  • San Diego Gas & Electric (CA)
  • Southern California Edison (DC)
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company

A combination of market research, online surveys, in-person interviews, and a broad literature review of previous industry reports was used to estimate the potential for energy efficiency in laboratory facilities ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Learning to Embed Sustainability in Teacher Education

  • Southern Cross University

This book offers an accessible guide to understanding the importance of a systems approach to embedding sustainability into teacher education practice, providing a practical resource for teacher education academics and ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Developing Interpersonal Competence Through Projectbased Sustainability Courses – Material from a Comparative Study

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

As part of the Educating Future Change Agents project, one case study investigated three project-based sustainability courses regarding the link between learning outcomes, i.e. what students learn in such ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Determining key drivers of efficient electricity management practices in public universities in Southwestern Nigeria: An empirical study

  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • City University of Hong Kong
  • Federal University of Technology Akure

University campuses are one of the major consumers of electricity. Therefore, it is important to investigate factors related to electricity saving. This study aims to examine the key drivers in ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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A Solar Market Pathway for Independent Colleges in Virginia

  • Appalachian School of Law (VA)
  • Bridgewater College (VA)
  • Eastern Mennonite University (VA)
  • Emory & Henry College (VA)
  • Ferrum College (VA)
  • Hampton University (VA)
  • Hollins University (VA)
  • University of Lynchburg (VA)
  • Mary Baldwin University (VA)
  • Marymount University (VA)
  • Randolph College (VA)
  • Roanoke College (VA)
  • Shenandoah University (VA)
  • Virginia Union University (VA)
  • Washington and Lee University (VA)
  • United States Department of Energy (DC)
  • Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (VA)

The Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV) was founded in 1971 and currently operates as Virginia Private Colleges, a nonprofit, 501(c)(6) organization representing 28 accredited nonprofit independent ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Society’s Grand Challenges: Insights from Psychological Science - Global Climate Change

  • American Psychological Association

As a society, we face many challenges, and we depend on science to help. Whether we seek to halt global climate change, cure devastating diseases, reduce crime, end poverty, diminish ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Who Pays? How Industry Insiders Rig the Student Loan System—and How to Stop It

  • Roosevelt Institute (NY)

In Who Pays? How Industry Insiders Rig the Student Loan System—And How to Stop It, Julie Margetta Morgan explains how powerful industry players have succeeded in taking what they ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Paper Steps on Campus

  • National Wildlife Federation (VA)

Campuses across North America play a pivotal role in creating and demonstrating successful sustainability programs to be emulated across society. When it comes to recycling of vital resources, which is ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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A Core Curriculum for Sustainability Leadership

  • Stanford University (CA)

In response to the scale, complexity, and urgency of the sustainability challenges societies face, there has been both rapid growth in the broad field of sustainability science and technology, as ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Zero Waste Goal Setting – Qualitative vs. Quantitative and the Challenges with Diversion

  • University of California, Office of the President (CA)
  • University of Arizona (AZ)
  • Williams College (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Post-Landfill Action Network (NH)

While diversion has been the go-to metric for evaluating our waste reduction efforts, it skips over several levels of the waste reduction hierarchy, resulting in the prioritization of recycling and ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Earth Day Student Sustainability Showcase

  • Sierra Nevada College (NV)

This photo shares a scene from the Sierra Nevada University Earth Day celebration held on 4/20/22 on the Incline Village campus in Lake Tahoe, NV. The day started ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Binghamton University Sustainability Hub Earth Day Event

  • Binghamton University (NY)

The Binghamton University Sustainability Hub had an Earth Day event that included a student panel talking about the work they did to create the newly launched Equitable Sustainability Resource Guide ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Sustainability Hub table at the Binghamton University Earth Day Festival

  • Binghamton University (NY)

The Sustainability Hub had a table at the campus main Earth Day Festival. The table featured an overview of what the Hub has to offer and swag including plantable notebooks ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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Earth Fest 2022

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (WI)

River Falls, WI Community Celebrates Sustainability Over 1,000 people gathered in Glen Park on Sunday, April 24th despite cold and windy conditions to experience Earth Fest 2022. The event ...

  • Posted April 28, 2022
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