Press Releases

Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s NextGen Committee Awards $90,000 to Second Nature

November 14, 2018

Top Research Universities Expand the University Climate Change Coalition

September 11, 2018

Higher Education Institutions Lead With Distinction Towards Carbon Neutrality

April 18, 2018

Top Research Universities Announce Coalition to Accelerate Local Climate Action at 2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit

February 6, 2018

National organizations Members of Congress, Mayors, Businesses, and Advocates Join Together to Support the Paris Climate Goals

November 14, 2017

National Organizations Members of Congress, Mayors, Businesses and Advocates Join Together on November 14 to Support the Paris Climate Goals

November 8, 2017

Growing Roster of American Cities, States, Businesses, and Other Non-Federal Leaders Step Up at Next Round of UN Climate Negotiations, Reaffirming America’s Pledge to Uphold the Paris Climate Agreement

October 24, 2017

U.S. Green Building Council and Second Nature Announce 2017 Winners of Higher Education Climate Leadership Awards

October 4, 2017

Higher Education Joins Business to Lead on Climate Action

February 13, 2017

Over 230 College and University Presidents Send Open Letter on Climate Action to Incoming Administration and Congress

January 19, 2017

The Kresge Foundation and Second Nature Join to Support West Coast Resilience Planning

September 27, 2016

U.S. Green Building Council and Second Nature Announce 2016 Winners of Higher Education Climate Leaders Competition

September 7, 2016

The Midwest Renewable Energy Association and Second Nature Publish Case Studies to Guide Higher Education Investment in Solar Energy

September 6, 2016

Universities Accelerate Climate Action through Carbon Market Sale

August 16, 2016

Leading Colleges and Universities to Help Accelerate Clean Technology Deployment

June 2, 2016

91 U.S. Universities Join New Climate Commitment

April 27, 2016

Boston Non-Profit and Peruvian Consultancy Team Up for Higher Ed Climate Leadership

March 31, 2016

The John Merck Fund and Second Nature to Expand Climate Leadership in New England

January 25, 2016

Second Nature and USGBC Announce 2015 Winners in Higher Education Climate Leaders Competition

October 8, 2015

Second Nature and Universities Take Bold Steps to Fight Climate Change

October 5, 2015

Colleges and Universities Named Finalists in Climate Leadership Competition

July 23, 2015

Announcing Free Climate Action Planning Software Pilot Program

June 11, 2015

Announcing 4th Annual AMS Climate Studies Course Implementation Workshop for MSI Faculty

September 30, 2014

Second Nature Announces New President

August 25, 2014

Second Nature Announces 2014 Climate Leadership Award Winners

June 3, 2014

ACUPCC Supports EPA Proposal to Reduce Emission from Power Plants

May 27, 2014

Announcement of Alliance for Resilient Campuses

May 5, 2014

New Leadership for ACUPCC Steering Committee

April 11, 2014

Higher Ed Sustainability Leader Celebrated During Earth Month

April 4, 2014

2014 Climate Leadership Awards Finalists Announced

January 22, 2014

AMS and Second Nature Announce 3rd Annual AMS Climate Studies Course Implementation Workshop for MSI Faculty

October 25, 2013

Second Nature and Founder Anthony Cortese Receive 2013 EPA Awards

July 2, 2013

We Achieve Together, Not Separately – Second Nature’s EPA Award

July 2, 2o13

Ten Institutions Receive Prestigious Climate Leadership Awards

June 5, 2013

Top Votes for Missouri S&T in 2o13 Climate Leadership Awards

May 2, 2013

Global Launch of Climate Change Documentary Set for Earth Day

April 17, 2013

Second Nature Recognizes Sustainability Leaders in Higher Education

April 1, 2013

Campus Carbon Accounting Goes Digital

March 14, 2013

Finalist Announced for 2013 Climate Leadership Award

January 24, 2013

Kresge Foundation and Second Nature Continue to Build Sustainability Capacity at Minority-Serving Institutions

December 13, 2012

AMS and Second Nature Announce 2nd Annual AMS Climate Studies Course Implementation Workshop for MSI Faculty

October 11, 2012

Second Nature and ACUPCC Announce 2012-2013 Steering Committee

October 2, 2012

Inactive Institutions Removed from ACUPCC

September 12, 2o12

Second Nature Invites Nominations for 4th Annual Climate Leadership Awards

August 31, 2012

Hales to Become President of Second Nature

August 7, 2012

ACUPCC Five-Year Report Underscores Profound Impact

June 25, 2012

ACUPCC and NACUBO Call for Federal Incentives to Support Sustainability on Campuses

June 22, 2012

Ten Institutions Receive Prestigious Climate Leadership Awards

May 1, 2012

Dianne Dillon-Ridgley to Present 2012 Climate Leadership Summit Keynote

March 26, 2012

New Data Quantifies Environmental Impact of Colleges & Universities

February 16, 2012

Non-Profit Group Second Nature Help Colleges Teach and Observe Sustainable Building

December 26, 2011

New Reporting Finds Higher Education Has Critical Role in Adapting to Changing Climate

November 3, 2011

$1 Billion ‘Green Challenge’ Launches

October 11, 2011

AMS Partners with Second Nature to Implement AMS Climate Studies Course at 100 Minority-Serving Institutions Nationwide

September 15, 2011

Second Nature and Bioneers Partnering to Provide Access to Educational Sources

July 15, 2011

Inactive Institutions Removed from American College & Universities Presidents’ Climate Commitment

July 1, 2011

Second Nature President Anthony Cortese Delivers UMPI Commencement Address

May 14, 2011

Radio Green Talk Features Second Nature President Anthony Cortese

April 28, 2011

College and Universities Report Significant Progress in Confronting Climate Disruption

April 5, 2011

A Blueprint for Advancing Education for Sustainability

February 4, 2011

Kresge Foundation and Second Nature Team Up to Build Capacity on Climate Action at Financially Challenged Colleges and Universities

January 13, 2011

Anthony Cortese, President of Second Nature, Delivers Rousing Speech to Thousands at Bioneers 2010

December 15, 2010

Second Nature and ACUPCC Announce 2010-2011 Steering Committee

November 1, 2010

Second Nature President Anthony Cortese, One of Boston Globe’s ‘Earth Angels’

October 10, 2010

Fifteen Inactive Institutions Removed from American College & Universities Presidents’ Climate Commitment

July 1, 2010

37 College and University Presidents Urge President Obama’s Leadership in Passing Legislation This Year to Put a Price on Carbon

June 7, 2010

New Report Shows Higher Education Sector Could Be Model for Governments on Climate

March 23, 2010

Second Nature Announces New Mini-Grants Available for Under-Resourced Schools to Train Contractors in ‘Green Building’

January 11, 2010

Second Nature Signs Joint Letter to Senate Opposing Amendment to Limit EPA’s Clean Air Act Authority

January 8, 2010

Second Nature Board Chair David Hales Publishes Article on Planet Panel

December 18, 2009

Second Nature, AASHE, and ecoAmerica Receive Prestigious Award

November 17, 2009

Second Nature Fellow Jim Elder Receives the Conservation Award of the National Wildlife Federation

November 13, 2009

Second Nature and UNCF Announce $1.8M Kresge Grant to Boost ‘Green Building’

November 12, 2009

Financing Sustainability on Campus Book Now Available

November 6, 2009

Second Nature Launches Web Portal to Help Colleges and Universities Build ‘Green’

November 3, 2009

Furman University Honored by Clean Air-Cool Planet for Sustainability Efforts

October 7, 2009

Second Nature Editorial Published in Sustainability: The Journal of Record

October 1, 2009

Second Nature to Support Sodexo’s Sustainability Efforts on Campuses Nationwide

August 19, 2009

Climate Neutral Campus Report Released by ACUPCC, Second Nature, and Kyoto Publishing

August 14, 2009

President Clinton Presented Keynote at American Colleges & Universities Presidents’ Climate Commitment Summit

August 13, 2009

2009 ACUPCC Climate Leadership Summit

August 13, 2009

Second Nature Takes Lead in Managing Support of American Colleges & Universities Presidents’ Climate Commitment

August 8, 2009

Second Nature and Several Colleges & Universities Join the UN’s Climate Neutral Network

July 23, 2009

Second Nature has Selected 15 Under-resourced Higher Education Institutions for Kresge Green Building Fellowship Awards

May 19, 2009

New Guidance for Universities and Colleges to Provide Students with Education on Climate Change and Sustainability

May 1, 2009

Energy Financing Toolkit Now Available

April 15, 2009

“Boldly Sustainable – Hope and Opportunity for Higher Education in the Age of Climate Change” Published

April 1, 2009

Second Nature Launches Advancing Green Building in Higher Education Program with Kresge Foundation

March 11, 2009

Greenopolis Foundation Implements New Micro-grant Program

March 1, 2009

Article in Scientific American

March 1, 2009

Letter to the New Education Secretary

December 19, 2008

ACUPCC Carbon Offset Protocol Launched

November 10, 2008

Arizona State University Hosts Sustainability Solutions Summit

September 19, 2008

ACUPCC Signatory GHG Inventory Submission Begin

September 15, 2008