Colleges & Education

Innovation doesn't just happen in a beaker, some teachers are creating new ways to inspire students to learn more about climate change, and changing their own campuses in the process.

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By Victoria Riess, Mark Abramson and Haley Lesavoy The George Washington University's Food Justice Alliance and the Office of Sustainability work with the Foggy Bottom community to educate and reduce their impact on the environment.
In the rugged canyons of America’s last frontier, modern explorers search for signs of ancient history. Covering nearly 2 million acres of southern Utah and Northern Arizona Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument is attracting attention. Recent... Read More
Cliff Davidson, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, talks about his work on a textbook to teach sustainability in engineering, the first textbook of its kind.
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A look at some the green living options at The George Washington University
BRISTOL, RI __ Roger Williams University converted a diesel-shuttle to bio-diesel machine that runs on spent Canola oil.
BRISTOL, RI __ Caring for the environment is not a new idea... it's a recycled idea. Poet William Wordsworth offered his thoughts over a century ago.
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Part 2 of a 3 part series: See Part 1: Van Jones on Community Solar and Wind EnergySee Part 3: Van Jones on Obama's Fuel Efficiency Standards
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How Spelman College has adapted to become more Sustainable
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The Office of Sustainability at The George Washington University hosted a Policy Greenhouse on July 10, 2009
About a year ago I began looking into programs for environmental science and public policy. When I first began on this journey I was shocked to see have many major universities have one or the other but only about 25 have developed programs that are... Read More

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