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Climate Action: Perseverance, Diversity & Passion

Blog Post

After growing up in a small, progressive town, I don’t think I truly understood the global climate crisis until I was released, aka went to college, from what felt like my bubble. I was shocked, and unpleasantly surprised, about how common daily practices for me, such as recycling, using reusable water bottles or shopping local, […]
Forest of pine trees

Reflections on Second Nature’s First Midwest Gathering

Blog Post

Foster: encourage or promote the development of (something, typically something regarded as good) Reciprocal: given, felt, or done in return Relationship: the way in which two or more concepts, objects, or people are connected, or the state of being connected Hope: a feeling of trust or a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain […]
  • Climate Justice

Higher Ed and Climate Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act


This report, issued jointly with This is Planet Ed, the Aspen Institute, and the MIT Office of Sustainability, reviews provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act that can support higher education’s role in addressing climate change.

The University of California adopts new, stronger climate action goals

Media Coverage

To accelerate its transition away from fossil fuels, the University of California has adopted new, stronger climate action goals that prioritize direct emission reductions, limit the use of carbon offsets and align UC’s climate goals with those of the state of California.
  • Climate Leadership

Catawba College goes carbon neutral, Gov. Cooper visits

Media Coverage

Gov. Roy Cooper was in town for a special announcement on Thursday as Catawba College became the first campus in the state to be certified as carbon neutral. The achievement was well ahead of the timetable initially planned for the college that is paving the way for higher-level institutions around the state and region. In […]