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Center for Environmental Education & Sustainability

  • Western Kentucky University (KY)

The WKU Center for Environmental Education and Sustainability (CEES) has been in existence at WKU for over 25 years. The Center works with formal and non-formal educators from preK through ...

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National Center of Excellence (NCE) on SMART Innovations

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The National Center of Excellence (NCE) on SMART Innovations provides climate and energy system solutions based on sound science and engineering to governments and industries around the globe. Its research ...

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Center for Sustainable Engineering

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
  • Syracuse University (NY)
  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

The Center for Sustainable Engineering (CSE) is a partnership among five universities: Syracuse University (lead institution), Arizona State University, and Georgia Institute of Technology. Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of ...

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Energy & Sustainability Center

  • Florida State University (FL)

The Energy and Sustainability Center (formerly Sustainable Energy Science and Engineering Center) addresses challenging alternative energy issues through innovative solutions for consumers and industry. The need for energy systems that ...

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Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)

The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) is an applied research and development laboratory that provides R&D and related services for industry and government clients with a focus in ...

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Consortium on Green Design and Manufacturing

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Consortium on Green Design and Manufacturing (CGDM) was formed in 1993 to encourage multi- disciplinary research and education on environmental management, design for environment and pollution prevention issues in ...

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Center for Environmental Resource Management

  • University of Texas at El Paso (TX)

The Center for Environmental Resource Management provides university-wide leadership and coordination for environmentally-related research, education, and outreach activities. The CERM vision is to become a regional "think tank" for achieving ...

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Center for Green Chemistry & Green Engineering

  • Yale University (CT)

The Mission of The Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering at Yale is to advance sustainability by catalyzing the effectiveness of the Green Chemistry and Green Engineering community. Green ...

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Australian Centre for Environmental Law

  • Australian National University

The Australian Centre for Environmental Law (ACEL) was established in 1992 to create a critical mass of environmental law and policy expertise. Since its inception, ACEL has established itself as ...

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Marine & Environmental Law Institute

  • Dalhousie University (NS)

The Marine & Environmental Law Institute (MELAW), located in the vibrant port city of Halifax, is internationally recognized for excellence in marine and environmental law teaching and research. MELAW is ...

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Centre For Law & the Environment

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

The Centre seeks to establish a network of scholars and policymakers from a variety of disciplines, professions, and institutions throughout the world. Only by sharing knowledge across many walks of ...

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Canadian Institute of Resources Law

  • University of Calgary (AB)

The Canadian Institute of Resources Law is the leading national centre of expertise on legal and policy issues relating to Canada's natural resources. Since its establishment in 1979, the ...

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Environmental Law Centre

  • University of Victoria (BC)

The ELC works for community groups, conservation organizations and Indigenous communities across British Columbia building legal capacity to tackle today’s complex environmental challenges. The Centre's work has three ...

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POLIS Project on Ecological Governance

  • University of Victoria (BC)

The POLIS Project on Ecological Governance is a centre for transdisciplinary research that investigates and promotes sustainability. POLIS was established in 2000 by the Eco-Research Chair of Environmental Law and ...

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New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law

  • University of Auckland

The NZCEL conducts legal and interdisciplinary research into environmental law and governance, including its conceptual foundations, implementation and enforcement. New Zealand’s environmental legislation is among the most advanced in ...

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Centre for Law and the Environment

  • University College London (London)

UCL’s Centre for Law and Environment was established to provide a focal point for the Faculty’s outstanding expertise and academic strength in the field of the environment and ...

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Natural Resources Law Institute

  • Lewis & Clark College (OR)

The Natural Resources Law Institute (NRLI) provides a focus for legal scholarship at Lewis & Clark’s law school. The NRLI supports work by an annual research fellow, distinguished faculty ...

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Center for Environmental Law and Land Use

  • Loyola University New Orleans (LA)

Loyola’s Center for Environmental Law brings together dedicated students, inspiring professors, expert lawyers, and active members of the community to study and respond to the Gulf Coast’s most ...

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Land Use Law Center

  • Pace University (NY)

Established in 1993, the Land Use Law Center is dedicated to fostering the development of sustainable communities and regions through the promotion of innovative land use strategies and dispute resolution ...

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Center for Water Law and Policy

  • Texas Tech University (TX)

The Center for Water Law and Policy was created in 2005 in response to the growing need for research into and information about global water issues. It was designed to ...

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Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law & Policy

  • Tulane University (LA)

The Tulane Institute on Water Resources and Policy works to foster understanding and development of laws and policies that allow for improved stewardship and sustainable management of water resources through ...

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Center for Law, Energy & the Environment

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

The Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE) channels the expertise and creativity of the Berkeley Law community into pragmatic policy solutions to critical environmental and energy challenges. Its ...

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Emmett Institute on Climate Change & the Environment

  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

The Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment is the leading law school center focused on climate change and other critical environmental issues. Founded in 2008 with a generous ...

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Center for Energy and Environmental Security

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

An interdisciplinary research and policy center at CU-Boulder Law School, Center for Energy and Environmental Security (CEES) works to develop practical strategies and solutions for moving international society toward a ...

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Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

Serving the people of the American West, the nation, and the world through creative, interdisciplinary research, bold, inclusive teaching, and innovative problem solving in order to further true sustainability for ...

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Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Center

  • University of Houston (TX)

The Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Center at the University of Houston Law Center links energy issues with impacts on environment and natural resources. Building on the academic excellence of ...

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Center for Oceans Law and Policy

  • University of Virginia (VA)

The Center for Oceans Law and Policy supports research, education, and discussion on legal and public policy issues relating to the oceans. Through a regular program of conferences, publications, and ...

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Environmental Law Center

  • Vermont Law School (VT)

Founded in 1978, the ELC serves as the hub for a wide-range of activities, including classes, faculty, research centers and institutes, conferences, lectures, and other special programs. At the ELC ...

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Center for Environmental Law & Policy

  • Yale University (CT)

The Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, a joint undertaking between the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and the Yale Law School, seeks to incorporate fresh thinking ...

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CEER: Center for Environmental and Energy Research

  • Alfred University (NY)

The Center for Environmental and Energy Research (CEER) at Alfred University is a multidisciplinary research and education program. CEER utilizes Alfred's expertise in ceramic engineering, materials science/engineering, and ...

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Small Wind Research and Demonstration Site

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

The Small Wind Research and Demonstration Site is a unique program to give first-hand experience with wind power technology. This facility is open to the public to see and hear ...

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Collaborative Biodiesel Project

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

The Collaborative Biodiesel Project is a student-led initiative at Appalachian State University and is partially funded by the EPA P3 Award: Student Design Competition for Sustainability. The purpose of the ...

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Center for Bioenergy and Photosynthesis

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The center carries out frontier multidisciplinary scientific research designed to use biological and biologically-based artificial systems to address societal energy needs in a sustainable manner, with an emphasis on solar ...

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Alabama Center of Excellence in Clean Energy Technology

  • Calhoun Community College (TX)

Students in the Renewable Energy program will learn and train in the brand new, state of the art Alabama Center for Excellence in Clean Energy Technology (ACECET) facility on the ...

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Resnick Sustainability Institute

  • California Institute of Technology (CA)

The mission of the Resnick Sustainability Institute is to foster transformational advances in energy science and technology through research, education and communication. The Resnick Sustainability Institute is Caltech’s studio ...

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Light-Material Interactions in Energy Conversion (LMI-EFRC)

  • California Institute of Technology (CA)

The "Light-Material Interactions in Energy Conversion" Energy Frontier Research Center (LMI-EFRC) is a national resource for fundamental optical principles and phenomena relevant to solar energy conversion, and for design of ...

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Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

  • Clarkson University (NY)

Clarkson University has been engaged in energy research and education for over 35 years and the faculty's wide range of interests and activities span disciplines from Engineering to Business ...

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Center for Revolutionary Solar Photoconversion (CRSP)

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The mission of the CRSP, a research center of the Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory, is to conduct basic and applied research that will result in scientific and technological revolutions in ...

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Bio-Energy Research Centre

  • Confederation College (ON)

The new Bio-Energy Learning and Research Centre will allow students to continue groundbreaking research in the clean energy field.

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The Institute for Sustainable Energy

  • Eastern Connecticut State University (CT)

The Institute for Sustainable Energy at Eastern Connecticut State University promotes energy efficiency and sustainability in Connecticut through education, research, and technical support.

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Renewable Energy Center

  • Eastern Illinois University (IL)

The new Renewable Energy Center exemplifies an eco-friendly track record, providing a coal-free alternative to meeting EIU's energy needs and simultaneously reducing current electricity usage and carbon dioxide emissions.

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Center for Ocean Energy Technology

  • Florida Atlantic University (FL)

The Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center at Florida Atlantic University seeks to advance the science and technology of recovering energy from the oceans’ renewable resources, with special emphasis on ...

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Sustainable Energy Research Facility (SERF)

  • Frostburg State University (MD)

FSU Renewable Energy Center is committed to promote the use of renewable energy resources available in Western Maryland and the surrounding region by developing educational activities, research projects, industrial partnership ...

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Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center

  • Grand Valley State University (MI)

The foresight, leadership, and support of these organizations have made it possible to pursue a vision with global implications for the development of alternative and renewable energy sources. The 25 ...

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Schatz Energy Research Center

  • Humboldt State University (CA)

The Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) on California’s North Coast is working to establish clean energy technologies in our society. It specializes in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and hydrogen ...

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Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy

  • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IN)

The Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy (LCRE) was established in 2007 to address the societal needs for clean, affordable, renewable energy sources while improving the nation's energy ...

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Center for Building Energy Research

  • Iowa State University (IA)

The Center for Building Energy Research focuses on building energy efficiency and building integrated renewable energy production. The Center promotes design and develops and tests technologies to reduce energy consumption ...

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Iowa Energy Center

  • Iowa State University (IA)

The Iowa Energy Center was created by the Iowa General Assembly and signed into law in 1990, and is administered through Iowa State University. The Energy Center’s goal is ...

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Center for Sustainable Energy

  • Kansas State University (KS)

The Kansas State University Center for Sustainable Energy, through research and educational efforts, seeks to provide sustainable, renewable energy while maintaining the environment and providing an adequate food supply.

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Energy Research Center at Lehigh University

  • Lehigh University (PA)

The mission of the Energy Research Center is to find solutions to national and global energy and energy-related problems by collaborating with federal, state and local agencies, energy businesses, technology ...

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This tab provides access to data collected through AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS). STARS is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. STARS enables meaningful comparisons over time and across institutions using a common set of measurements developed with broad participation from the campus sustainability community. Additional content and advanced benchmarking tools will be added to this tab over time.

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