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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Climate Justice Resources for Low Income and Communities of Color

 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

 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.


Curriculum Stories: Creating Knowledge Workers for the Greener Product Marketplace

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.


Denial 101x: Making Sense of Climate Science Denial

 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.


Clean Energy Education Call to Action

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.


EnviroAtlas

 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.


Footprint USA: Building a sustainable future through simulation & visualization

 Footprint USA is a simulation game, informed by real-world data, that is designed to empower individuals and society, to make more informed and sustainable decisions. Players must deal with real-world issues, such as climate change, how to feed a growing world population, renewable energy, improving education, etc.


Greenhouse Development Rights

 The Greenhouse Development Rights (GDRs) framework is designed to support an emergency global climate mobilization while, at the same time, preserve the rights of all people to reach sustainable human development free of poverty. It calculates a Responsibility and Capacity Index for all countries and uses a Climate Equity Reference Calculator and a Climate Equity Pledge Scorecard to apply that index within an effort-sharing framework. Also read the report, “The Right to Development in a Climate Constrained World: The Greenhouse Development Rights Framework (pdf).”


Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment (GEARED) Program

 This program aims to build a training and education framework to increase the expertise and preparedness of current and future electric utility sector professionals, specifically solar electricity and other distributed technologies. The GEARED program will create a national network that supports energy systems training and curriculum development based on: research, development, data generation, collection, analysis and simulation.


Insight Dialogues: Conversation for Action

The Insight Dialogs were created to encourage open conversation and an exchange of ideas leading to actions for a more sustainable global future. Hosted by the Rockefeller Foundation,this live event and digital content will also inform the Foundation’s ongoing work to improve the lives of poor and vulnerable people around the world.


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