Posted tagged ‘Campus Climate Action’

With Support from Verizon, a New and Improved Campus Carbon Calculator is On the Way

May 9, 2012

By Amanda Sayut, Development Officer, Clean Air-Cool Planet In 2004, a group of student activists at Duke University lobbied their administration to reduce the university’s carbon footprint by installing solar panels on campus. But in spite of strong arguments about leadership, innovation and student demand, they were unsuccessful. When, however, the same group of students, collaborating [...]

CA-CP Launches New Online Tool!

October 20, 2010

By Jennifer Andrews Director of Program Planning and Coordination, Clean Air-Cool Planet CA-CP achieved a milestone last week with the unveiling of the new online CHEFS tool, in Denver, at the annual campus sustainability conference hosted by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).    CHEFS, or Charting Emissions from Food [...]

Furman University Marches Forward on Sustainability Actions

March 18, 2010

By Jennifer Andrews, Director of Program Planning and Coordination Clean Air-Cool Planet The week before last I had the great pleasure of returning to what has quickly become one of my favorite campuses: Furman University.  Some of you may remember that Furman was our 2009 campus Climate Champion award recipient and the reasons behind my [...]


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