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Charging Station at Temple University

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Time for Higher Education to Take a Stand on Climate

The high-stakes battle for climate change and what institutional leaders must do

We are running out of time. While our public policy makers equivocate and avoid the topic of climate change, the window of opportunity for salvaging a livable planet for our children and grandchildren is rapidly closing. The way forward is clear, yet for many confrontation-averse academics, the path seems impassable. It requires action that’s unnatural to the scientifically initiated: fight to regain territory occupied by climate change deniers.

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Efficiency Strategies Yield More Than $2 Billion In Cost Savings For UT System Over Past Six Years

The University of Texas System has realized savings of more than $2 billion since 2007 thanks to targeted efforts to be as efficient as possible and employ innovative approaches that allow UT institutions to pool their resources, often providing more tools and options for students while reducing costs.

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Rankings Reveal Most Sustainable Campuses in the World

The University of Connecticut ranked at the top of a list of the most sustainable campuses in the world.

Rankings Reveal Most Sustainable Campuses in the World

The University of Connecticut ranked at the top of a list of the most sustainable campuses in the world, according to results of the University of Indonesia’s GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities, released this month. Four other American universities ranked in the top 10: Northeastern University (Mass.); the University of California, Los Angeles; The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and the University of California, Merced.

University of Iowa’s 2020 Vision nets real success

Waste Management helps UI achieve ambitious sustainability goals

When Sally Mason, president of the University of Iowa, called for an increased focus on sustainability in the university’s operations as a key strategic initiative on Earth Day 2008, her ambitious plan presented a serious challenge.

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University of Virginia Selects Cree LED Lighting for Improved Energy Efficiency

The University of Virginia (U.Va.) recently upgraded the lighting in Rice Hall’s Robotics Lab, which is designed to be a showcase for energy-efficient lighting, heating and cooling technologies.

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West Virginia U To Test Reusable To-Go Containers

West Virginia University is replacing foam to-go containers with more environmentally friendly, reusable cartons.

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Consumers Energy Cuts Grand Valley State U $116,000 Check For Efficiency Upgrades

As part of an energy efficiency program, Grand Valley State University has received a $116,280 rebate check for purchasing two energy efficient air conditioning systems.

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