Cross-Sector Climate Action

2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit: Reflections on Action and Impact

After a year of alarming evidence on the urgency of climate change – from direct experience with extreme weather events to the latest findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – over 300 cross-sector leaders convened in Tempe, Arizona, February 10-12 for the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit. This year’s gathering, co-convened by […]

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UC3 The State University of New York: SUNY on the Renewable Energy Frontier

The University Climate Change Coalition (UC3) is an ensemble of research universities that 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. Up next is the State University […]

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Higher Education Institutions Are Critical Players in Making “Life After Carbon” a Reality

This guest blog with Second Nature partner, Island Press, first details how cities are leading in climate change action, and next how higher education institutions can act as accelerators and collaborators alongside cities in the transformation to a carbon-independent future. A new urban model is emerging worldwide–and it is upending the pillars on which our […]

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Signatories Support Transition to Clean Transportation Future

Second Nature working with Ceres helped to add higher education’s voice urging Governors in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States to transition to a clean transportation future. Campuses joined the businesses and healthcare systems in seeking solutions to drive reductions in greenhouse gas emissions from transportation activities. Thank you to the following Climate Leadership Commitment Signatories […]

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