October, 2005

Campus Winter Heating Settings Protect the Climate: UB Example

As campuses ease into winter, it is a good time to revisit the question of temperature settings. The University of Buffalo (UB) provides a good example for the rest of … Read more

Zero Net Direct Emissions: Three Scenarios at Oberlin College

With leadership from Dr. David Orr, Oberlin College worked with researchers, Richard Heede and Joel Swisher of the Rocky Mountain Institute to develop a plan for achieving net zero emissions … Read more

Electricity Emissions Offset at College of the Atlantic

College of the Atlantic (COA) in Bar Harbor, Maine has one major: human ecology. This academic commitment is reflected in its practices. On Earth Day, April 22, 2004, for example, … Read more

Green Roofs Yield Climate and Habitat Benefits on Campus

  The Ford Motor Company has enjoyed the media spotlight for installing an extensive 10.4 acre green roof atop its Dearborn, Michigan assembly plant. Less well known, however, may be … Read more

Will Climate Savvy Graduates Enjoy an Edge in the Job Market?

According to a report published by Dr. Daniel Kammen and other researchers at the University of Berkeley in April 2004, “Putting Renewables to Work: How Many Jobs Can the Clean … Read more

New Study Launches Campus Climate Challenge

The National Wildlife Federation’s President, Larry Schweiger, joined Campus Climate Challenge partners and a number of U.S. higher education leaders on October 19th in announcing the release of a new … Read more

Meet the Virtual Green Campus

Green house gases come from many sources. For campuses, there are direct and indirect contributions. One of the most direct involves the number of campuses that have addressed the need … Read more

Campus Climate Progress Begins at Home

In college, "home" often means "dorm room." While college dormatories typically share a number of the same energy and environmental features of other buildings on campus, they are also the … Read more

Welcome to the NWF Campus Climate Campaign

This web log is a new part of the National Wildlife Federation’s award-winning Campus Ecology Program. We started it to report on developments in campus-based energy and climate change reduction … Read more

Drilling Does Not Mean Domestic Oil Independence

A guest post by Matthew Gilbert of Arctic Village, Alaska The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has been an unattainable goal for all the pro-development politicians and activists for one reason: … Read more

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