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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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

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Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises

When developing a curriculum on global climate, download this free PDF to investigate the possible effects of abrupt climate changes and impacts. Developed by the Committee on Understanding and Monitoring Abrupt Climate Change and Its Impacts, the Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, the Division on Earth and Life Studies, and the National Research Council, […]

December 3, 2014

Climate Change Policy and Practice

Highly useful in developing curricular materials for current global events regarding climate, this “knowledgebase,” managed by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), provides news and information on UN activities and international negotiations in response to the world’s ongoing climate change predicament. To make finding information about specific agencies or policies effortless, this resource is […]

Email Discussions – Sustainability International for Universities

 This free resource was inspired by the “Making Universities Sustainable Conference” in Copenhagen, 2014. It is an email database and discussion center for university staff worldwide to converse and share practices in the application of sustainability to university operations.

City Resilience Framework

Utilize this 2015 report when developing curriculum materials for city resilience. Presented here, the framework for city resilience is intended to: establish dialog and deeper understanding of what will make cities more resilient; to generate new ideas and opportunities; and to engage new players in civil society, government and business.

Training Webinars offered by the Clean Energy Solutions Center

 Incorporate training material from the Clean Energy Solutions Center into your classroom instruction with webinars on various clean energy policy topics.

December 24, 2014

Weaving the Community Resilience and New Economy Movement

After interviews and conversations with various leaders, the Post Carbon Institute developed this 2014 report on a new economic movement taking hold that seeks to replace the current faulty economy with a resilient one incorporating environment, social justice, labor, democracy and indigenous rights. What has emerged from these inquiries is a picture of a more […]

Sustainable Energy for All: A Global Action Agenda

 The Sustainable Energy for All initiative desires to eliminate energy poverty and enhance global prosperity by transforming the world’s energy systems with a merger of economic growth, social equity and a thriving environment. They are delivering a global action plan based on the reasoning that sustainable development is not possible without sustainable energy. Use this […]

Energy and Water Financing Forum in Ethiopia

This 2014 resource describes a communal commitment and forum designed to promote microfinance as a weapon to battle poverty and hunger by improving access to clean, sustainably sourced water and accelerating practical solutions to reduce energy poverty. Use this information when planning curricular material on funding for clean energy and sustainable water practices.

Global Environment Facility

 The Global Environment Facility encourages cooperation among countries, institutions, and organizations to advance solutions for global environmental issues. This resource provides a variety of publications on such topic as: deforestation, financing sources for green technologies, and sustainability in cities. Use the information found here to develop educational material and assignments for subject matter dealing with […]

Weathering the Storm: Building Business Resilience to Climate Change

This 2013 resource will be useful in planning curricular material on the costs and risks that businesses are increasingly facing due to climate change. Economic damages from weather-related catastrophes has climbed rapidly in the recent years, and this report details the current state of resilience planning among international companies and how growing climate risks can […]

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