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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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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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Report: Global Green Growth


 This two-volume report depicts the potential employment generation of activities aiming to reduce carbon-emissions, such as renewable energy investment and energy efficiency technologies. It also shows the social impacts and economic advantages of shifting from carbon-based energy generation to a sustainable system.

August 19, 2015


Oberlin Environmental Dashboard


 This tool measures and tracks electricity and water usage in schools, businesses, public facilities and homes and is then able to translate this information into animated graphics. Each building has a unique “dashboard” to educate, motivate and empower occupants to make better informed choices that conserve resources. While this program is designed for a specific […]


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.


Global Trends 2030


 In its report “Global Trends 2030,” the US National Intelligence Council described the interconnected risks in water, energy and food supply security as a “megatrend” that will gain global momentum. Updates, videos, and additional resources are also provided.


7 Sustainability Careers with Financial Rewards


 This list of careers provides insight into the sustainability job market and offers information on pay scale, in addition to job descriptions.


Climate Change Programs and Resources


 This collection of resources focuses on climate change and provides instructors and students with reports, presentations, graphics and additional websites to utilize for curricular and extra-curricular activities. 


Sustainable Agriculture Publications and Tools


 This extensive collection of publications, papers, and toolkits provide a wealth of information and activities for educators and students. Some of the information covered includes: Community-Based Food Systems, Farm to Institution, Market Research and Feasibility Studies, Policy, Philosophy of Sustainability, plus Models and Assessment Tools.


Report: Advantage Local – Why Local Energy Ownership Matters


This report discusses the benefits of retaining energy ownership within communities, including the advantages of adding localized jobs and higher economic returns. In addition, the report considers current barriers to localizing energy in the US and furnishes policy solutions to these difficulties.


Report: 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy


 The City Power Play Report provides 8 practical energy policies to boost the economy, even in times of economic stress. These policies, complete with case studies for each, will help cities create jobs, reduce energy consumption and save money using the power they have locally.  Download the Full Report an access Presentation Materials.


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.


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