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
Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!
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A Case Study In Micro-Credentialing for the Clean Energy Industry
This 2016 case study reports on the micro-credential framework being developed in order to create competency-based skills validation that can be more responsive to rapidly changing industry needs and cross-over skills required between allied industries. This will bring a new credentialing option to certified energy auditors in the U.S. who want to expand their home […]
March 15, 2016
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.
Pearson SEED Store
This resource provides access to additional educational resources from SEED Center partners and corporate sponsors. Pearson is the global leader in education publishing, providing quality educational solutions that span the post-secondary learning spectrum from college and career training through graduate studies and professional training and development. Please explore this bookstore for all your sustainability needs. […]
April 7, 2016
Sustainable Development Primer for Higher Education Presidents, Chancellors, Trustees and Sr Leaders
This resource describes the sustainability related roles and tasks for presidents, trustees and senior leadership in higher education. The guide explains how sustainability is a national trend, how to incorporate sustainable development into higher education’s mission and covers sustainable campus operations. The primer is from the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC), a network of […]
April 21, 2016
Clean Jobs America: Nearly 3.3 Million Clean Energy Jobs
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 […]
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. […]
Science Education & Civic Engagement: An International Journal
This peer-reviewed journal brings together civic engagement and scientific education through articles and information to empower students to become active participants in solutions to societal problems, and engaged members of their communities. A great resource for teachers, it further examines how to use important civic issues as a context to engage students, stimulate their interest, […]
Clean Energy Ministerial
The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) seeks to promote policies and best practices to accelerate the global transition to clean energy. CEM initiatives help reduce emissions, improve energy security, provide energy access and sustain economic growth. Check out their Resource Center for annual ministerial meetings, newsletters, presentations, publications, tools, and videos.
Online Curriculum Lessons
These online curriculum modules, developed to include dynamic computer models with real-world data, explore unanswered questions scientists are facing today. Lessons on a variety of topics are available: fresh water, the future of the Earth’s climate, how to feed a growing population, energy choices and more. Though developed for high school students, these lessons can […]
Misconception Based Learning: A Forum for Climate Science Education
This discussion forum on misconception-based learning was created as a space where educators can come together to share advice and questions about how to use this teaching style in the classroom. The focus is on climate science denial and teaching, but relevant advice and resources from other fields are welcome.
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