Session on Climate Neutral Campuses offered at NCSE Conference

from Wildlife Promise

On January 26, 2006 NWF’s Campus Ecology Program will chair a half-day “Climate Neutral Campuses” session at the “Energy for a Sustainable and Secure Future” conference hosted by the National Council for Science and the Environment.

Participants will generate recommendations for action and leadership in higher education on climate stewardship that will be published in NCSE’s highly-regarded annual reported and disseminated to an international audience of decision-makers and science practitioners in academia, government and other sectors.

Speakers include Andrea Putman, author of the soon-to-be-published book on making the business case for renewable energy on campus, Brooke Owyang, student leader of UC-Berkeley’s climate planning initiative, and Jennifer Andersen, coordinator of the Clean Energy and Global Warming Project for the Natural Resources Council of Maine. Kristy Jones, manager of NWF’s Climate Action and Education initiative, and Julian Keniry, Director of Campus Ecology will co-chair the session. Higher education decision-makers from 30 campuses have enrolled in the session and it is not too late to register at: http://www.ncseonline.org