Climate Leadership Awards 2013

Open Dates: 
Monday, April 01, 2013 to Thursday, May 02, 2013

For the second straight year, Planet Forward is partnering with Second Nature to host the Climate Leadership Awards. Second Nature, which seeks to create a sustainable society by transforming higher education, has selected the top-20 climate-related ideas from colleges across the country.

All of Second Nature’s Climate Leadership Award Finalists were asked to create a 1-3 minute video highlighting a climate innovation on campus. We’re asking our online community to select the most innovative.

As with all groups who submit videos to Planet Forward, every school will have the opportunity to be featured in blog posts on The Huffington Post, in our television segments on Bloomberg West, in our webisodes, or in other public outreach opportunities.

How do you move the Planet Forward? Tweet us @planet_forward or contribute to the conversation with your own story.

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A new campus geothermal system and a unique Solar Village of sun-powered homes are among the innovative energy-saving projects at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Missouri S&T is a finalist for the 2013 Climate Leadership Awards.
ESF is trying to be a showcase in the development of a more sustainable college campus and promote the use of renewable energy resources.
Indiana State University is focused on advancing sustainability and quality of life by using our community as a living laboratory for solutions to global problems.
Glendale Community College
Glendale Community College, home of the Glendale Gaucho, has been decreasing its carbon footprint with traditional and innovative initiatives since the early 1990’s.
If you want sustainable design in the world, you first need a school that teaches designers how to think sustainably. The Pratt Design Incubator is doing just that.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Second Nature and Planet Forward are pleased to announce that site visitors and community members have chosen a winner in the voting component of the 2013 Second Nature Climate Leadership Awards. After a month-long open vote and a record-breaking... Read More
Kaua'i Community College has partnered with the local county government to develop an entirely new form of sustainable living center.
Bellevue College has instituted a variety of measures to make its campus more sustainable and environmentally friendly.
At Portland State University, students don't wait until after graduation to begin changing our world. They start right away on our urban campus—a vibrant, living laboratory for confronting the challenges of climate change head on.
American Public University System uses innovative building practices to combine adaptive reuse of historic buildings and new construction built to LEED Gold standards.

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