Webinars

Upcoming Webinars:

Stay tuned for a list of Second Nature’s 2019 Webinars.

Archived Webinars:

Higher Education’s Leading Role in Cross-sector Climate Action

July 12, 2018

For more than a decade, institutions in the Climate Leadership Network have been pursuing carbon neutrality in campus operations, creating new climate solutions through innovative research, and preparing students to solve the urgent climate challenges of the 21st century. But a year ago many schools across the country stepped up to do even more. This webinar will focus on how the higher ed sector has been engaging with government, businesses, and the community to lead on climate.

 

Pathways to Develop Peer Reviewed or Innovative Carbon Offset Projects

May 29, 2018

The Offset Network and Second Nature are working together to support creative and novel carbon reduction projects implemented within higher education. The Offset Network provides resources, project examples, and a framework for colleges and universities to generate their own carbon offsets. Watch this webinar to learn about the pathways for creating Innovative or Peer Reviewed carbon offsets that qualify for GHG reporting requirements of both Second Nature’s Carbon and Climate Commitments and AASHE Stars.

RECs the Right Way: Report Accurately and Maximize Impact

April 6, 2018

Does your campus purchase or generate renewable energy? Are you confident that you are reporting these purchases correctly? Don’t miss opportunities to make a bigger impact and expand renewable energy purchases in your institutions’ Climate Action Plan. On April 4 at 2 PM EST, get an update on the renewable energy requirements in annual reporting from Second Nature staff and also hear from two renewable energy reporting and tracking experts.

Purchasing Carbon Offsets 101

March 29, 2018

Join this webinar for an introduction to purchasing carbon offsets through the voluntary carbon market. The webinar will cover how schools can use verified carbon offsets to meet emissions reduction targets under the Climate Leadership Commitments, and the basics of how the voluntary carbon market works. Presenters will also provide guidance for buying offsets, considerations when evaluating projects such as ways to increase local impact and project-related academic opportunities, and examples from schools that have recently completed offset purchases.