Higher Education in a Warming World: The Business Case for Climate Leadership on Campus
By David J. Eagan, Julian Keniry and Justin Schott with Praween Dayananda, Kristy Jones and Lisa Madry
Highlighting the business, educational, and moral arguments for reducing greenhouse gas emissions on campus, with best practices from U.S. colleges and universities
This richly detailed guide to climate action at colleges and universities focuses on the numbers -- with examples showing how schools cut emissions, saved money and made a difference. It gives how-to steps for conducting an inventory, creating a plan and leading toward a sustainable future.
Here’s what you’ll find inside:
What Climate Science Tells Us
Higher Education and the Case for Climate Action
Stepping Up: Strategies for Climate Action
Implementing Climate Action Solutions
With case examples on: Energy efficiency, Renewable energy, Fuel switching & cogeneration, Green buildings, Transportation, Renewable energy credits, Campus habitat, Behavior change, Top 5 for a Fast Start.
Financing Climate Action
Including: Performance contracts, Student self-assessed fees, Revolving loan funds, Endowments, and more.
Becoming a Campus Climate Champion
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