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Find what you need to build, grow, and sustain climate action on your campus.

COP25

Initiative

A delegation representing the Climate Leadership Network (CLN), and being led by Second Nature President Tim Carter and Climate Programs Senior Manager Ruby Woodside, will be participating in COP25, December 5th-December 10th. Three CLN signatory Presidents will also be 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.

Policy Engagement Recap

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2019 – Support for the Kigali Amendment – Companies and higher education institutions call for a global phase down of ‘super pollutant’ hydrofluorocarbons – Ceres and Second Nature garnered support […]

  • Policy

Global Engagement and International Policy

Initiative

Phasing Down HFC’s – A Statement in Support of Kigali Amendment Ratification Overview: Negotiated in October, 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda, the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol is an international treaty […]

  • Policy

Policy

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Second Nature is supporting campuses on policy and legislative issues that impact climate action goals. Presidents and chancellors have identified local, state, national and international policy as areas where they and […]

  • Policy

State Advocacy and Policy Opportunities

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Colorado Clean Car Standards Letter (Winter/Spring 2019) Overview: The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission recently adopted the the Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) standard and will be considering the Zero Emission […]

  • Policy

University Climate Change Coalition (UC3)

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The University Climate Change Coalition, or UC3, is a bold new coalition of leading North American research universities that will prototype a collaborative model designed to help local communities achieve their climate goals and accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future.

We Are Still In

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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, […]

Recognition

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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

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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)

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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