University of New England studied the feasibility of providing a river ferry service for commuters to the Biddeford Campus of UNE across the Saco River. Image credit Dick Buhr.

NWF’s 112 Best Green Campus Projects of 2012

Today, the NWF Campus Ecology program announces the addition of 112 case studies to our searchable online case study database. This database, which currently holds nearly 800 case studies, has …

Rudders on the Rudder: Thinking Beyond Master Planning

We talk a lot about climate and the environment here at Campus Ecology, but the truth is that long-term sustainability requires more than ecological considerations. If a school is carbon-neutral, …

Reporting from the 3rd Annual Butte College Sustainability Conference

Butte College’s 3rd annual sustainability conference opened with a welcome from the school’s president, Dr. Diana Van Der Ploeg. Her speech exhorted attendees to remember that sustainability is as much …

Facilities and the Educational Experience

“These green buildings have propelled us into the educational experience,” says Paul Matthews, vice president of facilities maintenance during yesterday’s green campus tour of Saint Xavier University and University of …

AASHE Bulletin now covering international news

Deferring Climate Committments: An Issue of Costs or Priorities?

Guide to Climate Action Planning

U. Hawai’i at Manoa Joins Climate Registry

  |   May 20, 2008

The American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment requires that signatories inventory their campus GHG emissions within the first year, and now that more than 500 schools have signed, many …


With the stroke of a pen, Oberlin took a leadership role in environmental stewardship last month when President Nancy Dye established Oberlin as one of the nation’s first institutions of …

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