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The UC3 Series: University of California is Growing Climate Solutions Across Sectors

The University Climate Change Coalition (UC3) is a bold ensemble of research universities who are venturing outside their campuses to connect with local businesses, governments and communities to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future. This blog post is part of a series highlighting the climate action work of UC3. First up is the University […]

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Increasing Resilience by Mapping Community Assets

The project outlined is part of the Climate Resilience at Urban Campuses + Communities (CRUX) initiative. Social justice and climate resiliency are intricately connected. It is often the most vulnerable of our society that deal with the greatest negative impacts of climate change. The Mapping Action Collective (MAC) works to reconcile this problem through “mapping for […]

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Breaking Precedent: A Response to UN Climate Change Report

Back and forth. The rhythm of conversations surrounding global warming have us looking from one side back to another. The world comes together to make an agreement in Paris to globally lower emissions, and then not long after, the United States states its intentions to back out. One moment climate change is real, and the next […]

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We Spent a Week in San Francisco Talking About Climate Action: Here’s What We Learned

Last week people from around the world came together at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) with the goal to “take ambition to the next level.” Second Nature President Tim Carter, Innovative Services Manager Ruby Woodside, and Cross-Sector Climate Manager Gina Stovall attended. Read a few of our takeaways from the events! Day 1: Scientists […]

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Climate Resilient Urban Campuses and Communities: Final Showcase in Portland

On July 9, 2018 Climate Resilient Urban Campuses and Communities (CRUX) Portland hosted an end-of-grant showcase of the resilience work achieved over the past two years. Phoenix CRUX Fellow Brian Grant and Second Nature Innovative Services Manager Ruby Woodside flew in to join Portland participants from Portland State University (PSU), Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC), […]

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Resilient Northridge: A Plan for a Better Community & Campus

Resilient Northridge:  A Plan for a Better Community & Campus is the outcome of much work by the California State University, Northridge Master of Urban Planning students to increase local resiliency and is part of the Climate Resilience in Urban Campuses + Communities (CRUX) initiative led by Second Nature. California State University, Northridge (CSUN) has […]

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