The SEED Center

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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.


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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The Climate Deception Dossiers

 In an effort to hold companies accountable for their actions and stop misinformation regarding climate change, these seven dossiers reveal deceptive tactics employed for decades by the fossil fuels industry to create uncertainty about climate science facts and possible solutions.

The Global Apollo Programme

The Global Apollo Programme is a world-wide science and economics research program to tackle the challenges of climate change. The main concerns addressed in this report are: generation and storage of sustainably sourced and priced electricity, the storage of hydrogen, and the integration of power into the grid.

The Story Of Stuff Project

 The Story of Stuff Project has engaging videos, podcasts, teaching tools and blogs about the unsustainable present day systems for producing and consuming goods.The resources provided assist students in analyzing the negative environmental and economic impacts of present practices and provide information about how consumption can benefit people, economies, and environments and how students can engage in solutions.

Toolkit: New York City Electrical Grid

 Arup, RPA and Siemens developed a resilient cities toolkit around the New York City electrical grid case study.

Tools, Strategies and Lessons Learned from EPA Green Infrastructure Technical Assistance Projects

 This publication lays out a plan to accelerate the use of green infrastructure in normal business practices as a tool to manage stormwater, invest in infrastructure and for community growth.  The report details success stories and lessons learned for real-world, tested solutions to these issues.

Air Quality Resources

 This resource informs about air pollution and its link to human health and will be useful to teachers in a classroom setting as well as a great tool for students to learn at their own pace.  Through interactive graphics, air pollution and its human health impacts are described, as well as what will be required to design next-generation indicators of pollutants and create policies that address these issues.

Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

 This sustainable development UN plan of global action seeks to strengthen universal peace and eradicate all forms of poverty for a more resilient future by solving current economic, social and environmental issues. It incorporates 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets to build on the Millennium Development Goals and complete what these did not achieve.

Unlocking Renewable Energy Investment: The Role of Risk Mitigation and Structured Finance

This report identifies the main risks and barriers limiting investment in renewable energy and provides a toolkit for policy makers, public and private investors, and public finance institutions to scale up their investments.

Utility Dive Newsletter

 This free newsletter shares the latest green energy information with such topics as: Smart Grid Tech, Clean Energy, Regulation, Generation, etc.  More specialized newsletters are also available on Demand Response, Storage and Solar.

Video: 100% Renewable Energy – How To Get There

 Getting to 100% renewable energy (including all human energy usage, not just electricity) using existing technology is explained by this expert from Stanford University.

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