The SEED Center

Resource Center

Instructions

The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”

Search by sector or by topic, or across all sectors and/or all topics. Or search by keyword at the top right of this page.

Overview

How are the Resources Organized?

What are the Criteria?

Resources that are included in the SEED Center have been reviewed by the TAG and meet the following criteria:

  • Accessible and available for colleges to model and/or customize to their local labor markets
  • Not to be used as a means to market individual consultants or their products to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!


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Report: Global Green Growth

 This two-volume report depicts the potential employment generation of activities aiming to reduce carbon-emissions, such as renewable energy investment and energy efficiency technologies. It also shows the social impacts and economic advantages of shifting from carbon-based energy generation to a sustainable system.


Report: The Important Role of Bioenergy in European Cities

 This new study addresses the challenges cities are facing in the global energy policy scenario and explains the contributions bioenergy can make to reduce the use of fossil fuels. Seven European cities are discussed to demonstrate how bioenergy can be integrated into the urban energy system; the lessons learned can easily be replicated in cities across the globe.


Resources for Educators on Global Climate Change

This collection of resources for educators and students focuses on global climate change, including information from NASA, NOAA, the US Department of Energy, and more.


Scaling up Green Bond Markets for Sustainable Development

 This guide offers educators a specialized toolbox about the green bonds being used to finance the implementation of renewable energies.  It includes a toolbox of action plans and examples and a section specific to emerging economies, but also includes basic information on the growing green bond market.


Science Education & Civic Engagement: An International Journal

 This peer-reviewed journal brings together civic engagement and scientific education through articles and information to empower students to become active participants in solutions to societal problems, and engaged members of their communities. A great resource for teachers, it further examines how to use important civic issues as a context to engage students, stimulate their interest, and promote their success in mathematics and science.


Science League of America Blog on Climate Change Denial

 This blog provides honest science education, particularly in regards to climate change. The writers provide literature, illustrated lectures, essays and speeches to defend climate change education against denialist attacks.


SciTech Connect

 This US Department of Energy website provides data, articles, reports and books on science, technology, and engineering research. Topics include: Fossil Fuels; Energy Storage, Conversion and Utilization; Renewable Energy Sources; and Environmental Sciences.


Skeptical Science Phone App

 Skeptical Science has developed a free phone app for climate science vs climate denial discussion and debate. It lists skeptic arguments as well as information on what science says on each argument, plus recent research and the latest data on climate science. This app is available for both iPhone and Android


Skeptical Science: Explaining Climate Change Science & Rebutting Myths and Misinformation

 This award winning website uses scientific skepticism to improve understanding of climate change denial and rebut their arguments. By analyzing arguments against climate change on scientific grounds and by using peer reviewed scientific literature, this website provides an educated understanding of what is truly happening in today’s climate. Be sure to check out their Resources section for classroom materials: documents, graphics, links, guidebooks, a temperature trend calculator and video of public talks on the subject.


SmartBrief’s STEM Pathways Panel Series

Bringing together top STEM specialists and experts from industry and education, SmartBrief Education’s STEM Pathways Panel Series are high-powered, half-day events that explore real-world ways to address the issue of students’ STEM skills gaps and guide them toward careers in STEM fields. Combining vibrant panel discussions in an engaging and intimate setting along with substantive networking opportunities, each STEM Pathways event is designed so attendees leave with practical tools for continued learning.


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