Video: How Colleges Can Save Money and Fight Climate Change

The American Council on Education hosted a webinar on how colleges and universities can now tap into the clean energy incentives included in the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act to both save money and boost their campus sustainability efforts thanks. The webinar, cosponsored by Second Nature, the Aspen Institute’s Higher Ed Climate Action initiative, and the … Read more

SUNY Will Phase Out Single-Use Plastics Across System

State University of New York Chancellor John B. King, Jr. today announced a uniform policy across the SUNY System to phase out the usage of single-use plastcs. The policy will ensure SUNY advances real environmental progress while staying in step with groundbreaking legislation signed by Governor Kathy Hochul encouraging SUNY and CUNY campuses to phase … Read more

Kean University Students Call for Better Climate Change Education in High Schools

From the Ritz Herald: “Preliminary findings from a survey conducted by researchers at Kean University suggest that high schools need to improve their efforts in educating students on climate change. The research project is a collaboration between Professor Daniela Shebitz, Ph.D., who chairs the Department of Environmental and Sustainability Sciences, and Assistant Professor Karen Woodruff, … Read more

Episode 1 of is out-finally

I quietly released the first episode of after literally years of delays, setbacks, and well, life. More on that later. The podcast is a labor of love–and the best way I can think of to spur meaningful climate action in an area I know a little something about: higher ed. I’ve worked in the … Read more