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Tools & Resources You Can Use During COVID-19


Grants/Funding Dear Colleague Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Revised April 3, 2020. Source: National Science Foundation Written by: Dr. F. Fleming Crim, Chief Operating Officer Virtual Events, Webinars, […]



A delegation representing the Climate Leadership Network (CLN), and being led by Second Nature President Tim Carter and Climate Programs Senior Manager Ruby Woodside, participated in COP25, December 5th-December 10th. Three CLN signatory Presidents were also a part of this delegation: Wim Wiewel, President of Lewis and Clark College; Mark Mitsui, President of Portland Community College; and Jill Tiefenthaler, President of Colorado College.

University Climate Change Coalition (UC3)


For North American research universities committed to climate action and cross-sector collaboration, UC3 is a collaborative coalition that leverages relationships and expertise to accelerate local climate solutions and build community resilience.

We Are Still In


Second Nature helped coordinate a statement on behalf of governors, mayors, CEO’s and college and university leaders declaring that, despite the federal government’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, […]



Second Nature highlights the remarkable carbon reduction milestones, renewable energy advancements and Climate Commitment achievements of universities and colleges in the Climate Leadership Network through awards programs. The celebration of […]

  • Recognition

Rocky Mountain Institute and Business Renewables Center Partnership


Introduction Second Nature is partnering with the Rocky Mountain Institute to provide signatories of the Presidents’ Climate Leadership Commitments with complimentary access to the Business Renewables Center (BRC), in order to streamline […]

Green Revolving Investment Tracking System (GRITS)


Free Access to GRITS The Green Revolving Investment Tracking System (GRITS) is an online platform that allows users to track the energy, financial, and carbon savings data from sustainability projects. […]

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Finance
  • Partnerships