March 24th, 2010
By Ashley Phillips
Green Right Now
While Congress debates comprehensive climate legislation, colleges and universities around the country have taken matters into their own hands. Schools have chosen to address sustainability with innovations, not only on each campus, but in each community and across state lines through research, green building, technological developments, travel reduction, energy efficiency and many other ways.
The American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) released its new annual report Tuesday highlighting these efforts made by its institutions to address global warming.
“This report showcases the work schools are doing to slash their carbon emissions, shift to renewable energy sources, and teach their students how to address climate change when they graduate.