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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.

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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


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Standard Energy Efficiency Data (SEED) Platform


 This opensource software application allows cities and states to streamline the process of managing and standardizing building energy data for better energy efficiency program design and implementation. To maximize the success of the platform, the SEED Platform Collaborative was created to provide technical support, a peer community and opportunities to provide input on future software […]

December 10, 2015


Guidelines for Policy Makers (Quality Infrastructure for Renewable Energy Technologies Series)


 This guide explains the fundamental concepts and benefits of developing and implementing quality infrastructure, plus provides guidance on how to incrementally develop this infrastructure in the renewable energy market.


Planning for a More Resilient Future: A Guide to Regional Approaches


 This guide describes current research being carried out on resilience, discusses the driving forces behind resilience policy and practice across the US, and examines current thinking on regional and economic resilience of communities impacted by, or at risk of being impacted by, both natural and human-caused disasters.

January 29, 2016


Sustainable Development Goals: A Guide for Stakeholders


 This Sustainable Development Goals guide provides stakeholders and all levels of government with information on how to get started with implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It creates better understanding of the SDG Agenda from which to begin a dialog on SDG implementation, and proposes guiding principles to help countries navigate the Agenda.


Climate Action Tracker


 This resource uses graphs and other visual aids to show the effect of current climate pledges and policies on global temperature. Educators can use this information in classroom discussions about climate policy and action.


Greenprint: A Plan to Prepare Community College Students for Careers in the Clean Economy


This resource describes the large growth in job opportunities and recommended actions for college leadership to update course offerings for the greening of the U.S. workforce, developed by community college and industry leaders specifically for community college use.


Article: The Most Important Work at COP21 Happened Out of the Spotlight


 This article discusses the growing popularity of working coalitions forming through stakeholders and industry professionals to make substantial pledges to act on climate disruption now rather than wait for a global consensus.


Telling the Story: Eight Infographics on Climate Change


 This collection of infographics and additional resources is designed for educators and students to better understand and visualize the complexities of climate change.


Scaling up Green Bond Markets for Sustainable Development


 This guide offers educators a specialized toolbox about the green bonds being used to finance the implementation of renewable energies.  It includes a toolbox of action plans and examples and a section specific to emerging economies, but also includes basic information on the growing green bond market.


Article: Energy Efficiency – Expensive Luxury or Affordable Necessity?


This article discusses energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy in the housing market, particularly how such energy choices can assist with the problem of providing affordable housing and low-cost energy for those on a fixed income, such as war veterans and the elderly.


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