A number of colleges and universities across North America are now participating in the Billion Dollar Green Challenge, an initiative that strives to make campuses greener, more efficient entities.
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Think your college or university is pretty green? Check out this new infographic on the best schools for implementing sustainability on campus, and see if your alma mater made the cut.
In April four years ago, Business Week published a story called “The Greening of America’s Campuses” in which the writer noted “College students across the country are fired up about global warming, and they’re gathering online to agitate for change; is this the next big youth movement?” Based what’s happened since then, I’d say the answer […]
Image credit: Jack Dempsey and NREL/DOE Written by Renee Cho and published on May 10, 2009, at SolveClimate. [social_buttons]Green jobs go far beyond the hands-on renewable energy and energy efficiency work that the Obama administration emphasizes with each new project and grant announcement. To deal with the effects of climate change, jobs will be springing […]
Though I’ve never experienced the college dorm setting in my lifetime, I have spent far too much of my time watching TV shows focusing on the college dorm (Gilmore Girls anyone?). So this story has a little bit of a soft spot with me, on top of the fact that it is just really cool […]