In addition to the many links that appear throughout this issue we have gathered the following recommended resources on sustainability in higher education.
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Campus Sustainability Resource Center
Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future
Brown (University) is Green
The Campaign for Environmental Literacy seeks to secure and significantly increase the amount of federal funding dedicated to environmental literacy, including restoring federal funding for environmental education in NOAA and EPA.
Campus Climate Challenge
Campus Sustainability Day – This annual fall event is sponsored by the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP).
Campus Sustainability Planning Network
College Environmental Leadership Conference
College Sustainability Report Card
The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education works to ensure the viability of sustainable communities by leveraging changes in K-12 school systems to prepare young people for the shift toward a sustainable future.
Disciplinary Associations Network for Sustainability (DANS)
Duke University’s Smart Home Program is a research-based approach to smart living. Earth, Wind, and Fire. Every day is Earth Day for many colleges and universities. This article, which appeared in the July 2009 issue of College Planning & Management, showcases some of today’s leaders in the sustainability movement in higher education, such as Maine’s College of the Atlantic, Iowa State University and Ohlone College in Newark, CA.
Environmental Studies at Oberlin College
For the author of Go Green, Think Blue, which appeared in the July 2009 issue of College Planning & Management, sustainability starts with the question, “will the choices I make have a positive or negative effect on rain and its aftermath?”
Green Schools Alliance
Higher Education Associations Consortium
International Association of Universities: Sustainable Development
International Institute for Sustainable Development’s “Sustainable Development on Campus: Tools for Campus Decision Makers”
Middlebury’s Sustainability Integration Office
National Wildlife Federation Campus Ecology
Net Impact’s Campus Greening Resources
A New Course for Higher Education provides a snapshot of the sustainability programs and activities at a range of public and private institutions across the U.S.
North American Association for Environmental Education
Oberlin College’s Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies
Power Shift is one of the largest youth-centered movements related to climate change and energy policy.
Princeton Environmental Reform Committee
Second Nature strives to accelerate movement toward a sustainable future by serving and supporting senior college and university leaders in making healthy, just, and sustainable living the foundation of all learning and practice in higher education.
Sierra Magazine’s Listing of Cool Schools
Sierra Student Coalition
Student Environmental Action Coalition
Sustainable Endowments Institute
Sustain US is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of young people advancing sustainable development and youth empowerment in the United States.
Talloires Declaration – Composed in 1990 at an international conference in Talloires, France, this is the first official statement made by university administrators of a commitment to environmental sustainability in higher education.
Tree Campus USA
U.C. Berkeley Sustainability
The University of British Columbia’s Sustainability Street is a pedestrian-oriented promenade that serves as a demonstration of new approaches to managing waste, energy and water in an urban environment.
University of Colorado Environmental Center
The U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development is a voluntary partnership of individuals, organizations, and institutions dedicated to fulfilling the goals of the United Nations Decade of Education.