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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.


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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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

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Report – Using Executive Orders to Advance Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

This brief highlights governor issued executive orders as they relate to energy efficiency or renewable energy. This report would be a good reading to include in any course that is addressing policy issues and systemic change related to energy, including introductory courses.

May 21, 2013

Sustainable Water Jobs: A National Assessment of Water-Related Green Job Opportunities

This report finds that proactive investments increasing efficient water use and re-use will both address growing problems associated with drought, flooding, and contamination and create jobs in a wide range of professions. The study identifies 136 different kinds of jobs involved in implementing sustainable water strategies. Thirty-seven of these job types are also projected to […]

June 13, 2013

Duke Sustainability – Campus as a Living Laboratory

The Duke University campus offers many living laboratories for diverse educational experiences in sustainability. Find a list of potential client-based projects for students on campus and highlighted living laboratories for sustainability. Also find highlights from past projects and courses that have utilized the campus and university departments as clients for sustainability education.

Clean Energy Action Plan from The Pew Charitable Trusts: Innovate, Manufacture, Compete

This report was developed for public informational and educational purposes. This study states that revenue in the clean energy sector worldwide could total $1.9 trillion from 2012 to 2018. To strengthen America’s global competitiveness in this growing economic sector, the report outlines policy recommendations, including investments in energy research and development, extension of key manufacturing […]

June 17, 2013

The Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC)

A not-for-profit charity with a membership of over 300 universities and colleges, supporting sustainability within the UK tertiary education sector. On this website you will find helpful information and resources with a lens on the UK system.

Creating a Campus Green Existing Buildings Program

Successful implementation of your family diet program, much like the successful implementation of your campus green existing building program, will require careful coordination with the right people at the right time. With that in mind, the USGBC 2013 workbook, “Establishing a Culture of Performance on Your Campus,” utilizes the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations Maintenance […]

Interactive State Energy Portal

A portal with a range of users in mind, including policy makers, energy analysts, and the general public, who want to locate and compare state energy data and rankings and customize their own maps and charts, using an assortment of interactive tools.

Webcast of the ‘Energy 101’ Course Framework

The Department of Energy and its collaborators held a live Webcast on “The Energy 101 Course Framework.” The presentation, webcast and resources are available at this webpage. The Energy 101 framework is part of the Energy 101 initiative, a DOE-led effort to support the creation of a peer reviewed, multidisciplinary, undergraduate level, energy fundamentals course […]

Energy 101 Undergraduate Course Framework: Teaching the Fundamentals of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) is leading the “Energy 101” initiative, a peer reviewed course framework for an interdisciplinary fundamental of energy course using a systems-based approach that can be individualized by the nations universities and community colleges. The model course will teach energy from an interdisciplinary perspective in an effort to capture the dynamic […]

Tracking Clean Energy Progress

This information examines progress in the development and deployment of key clean energy technologies.  By assessing the latest information, this report discusses over 45 critical energy technologies and sectors and how they are contributing to global clean energy transitions.

June 19, 2013

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