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
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This report is a clean energy jobs analysis providing detailed breakdowns of clean energy jobs not available previously. According to the findings, energy efficiency is by far the nation’s largest clean energy sector, employing 3.3 million Americans, up from 2.5 million in 2016. The country’s clean energy jobs market is huge and will continues to create more jobs which could be accelerated through stronger energy policies.
(Released March 2019)
Climate Connections, a daily public radio series, delivers stories about how climate change is impacting our lives and what diverse people and organizations are doing about it (produced by Yale Climate Connections). In addition to audio, also find news articles and video, browseable by a variety of topics linked to planetary warming: agriculture, national security, energy, policy, economics and more.
Climate Feedback is a new fact-checking tool that lets climate scientists review journalists’ articles on climate change and global warming and gives each story a credibility score. Furthermore, a browser extension is used to enable the scientists to comment on information within media stories so that anyone who installs the plug-in can see the commentary. By highlighting misinformation, a visual cue is being sent to the reader to be cognitively on guard, and thus misinformation is less likely to spread.
These interactive, engaging and scientifically based tools help students see connections, play out scenarios, and figure out what works in addressing climate change. All free to download, a variety of materials are available including: a simulation showing impacts of energy choices on planetary health; mock-UN climate negotiation role play simulation; online trainings in systems thinking to address climate change; and exploring how climate solutions can address other challenges, including health, resilience, and equity.
This collection of guides and reports is specifically curated for civic engagement addressing the disproportionate impact of climate change on low-income communities and communities of color.
Community Energy Conversations encourages understanding and civic engagement for positive change through improved civil discourse skills, helping participants understand how energy issues affect them, and assisting people with polarized perspectives find common ground to address issues. Activities can also be used in college communities for civic engagement activities or by faculty as course assignments. Also see Campus and Course Conversations
Integrate life cycle thinking into your curriculum with this series of webcasts, showcasing curriculum that engages students in essential conversations about sustainable product development and manufacturing.
Learn to make sense of climate science and to respond to climate change denial with these videos from Denial101x’s MOOC. This information doesn’t just educate the viewer on climate science, but goes further to discuss how people think about climate change, understanding the psychology of climate science denial. Useful for both educators and students to promote open communication between people of all backgrounds and beliefs by helping people to recognize and understand how common climate myths are formed, and to provide information on how to effectively debunk climate misinformation.
This call to action is directed toward all community college and university personnel to institutionalize clean energy usage and education into every higher education department and program. It encourages interdisciplinary curricular and co-curricular activities that will promote energy efficiency at every level. Included in this document is a list of significant clean energy informational resources.
See also the HEASC Call to Action Homepage
The EnviroAtlas provides users access to information that will encourage understanding of the benefits people receive from nature. Interactive tools and resources show how these “ecosystem goods and services” are critically important to human health and will encourage sustainable decision-making practices.
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