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 to AACC members
- Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative
Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!
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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.
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.
This report discusses how different renewable energy sources can benefit public health and the climate by displacing emissions from fossil-fuel based energy generation. It further details how benefits can vary depending on energy installation type, location, population patterns, plus characteristics of the electrical grid and displaced power plants.
Educators and Students will find a multitude of informative resources through ICLEI’s programs, tools, and resources.
- Programs – Explore current programs such as Emissions Management, Climate Preparedness, Resource Efficiency & Renewables, Climate Finance, and International Collaboration.
- Tools – These climate tools include greenhouse gas inventories and forecasts for making climate action plans, a community framework for emissions controls, and a software application for managing local climate adaptation analysis and planning.
- Resources – The resource section provides a variety of publications, webinars, and on-site training options to promote sustainability action in your community.
This report, from the well known Sustainable Development Solutions Network, is a collaboration of organizations and individual experts suggesting a framework for indicators for future development goals for sustainability and economic health and equity. The document explores the context and nature of 17 recommended goals, 169 targets, and corresponding indicators, before focusing in detail on each indicator.
Detailed information is provided and interpreted on a variety of climate-based subjects for a better understanding of climate change science and impacts. Reports, maps, papers, publications and research programs are included.
The US National Renewable Energy Lab Publications Database includes technical reports, journal articles, conference papers, patents, presentations, books, fact sheets and brochures on green energy topics from 1977 to the present.
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 town, they offer assistance in bringing this project to other communities or college campuses!
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 be adapted for higher education use.
After decades of discussion about the need to reduce carbon emissions from power plants, the EPA proposed a commonsense plan in 2014 to cut carbon pollution from power plants. The plan is designed to maintain an affordable, reliable energy system, while cutting pollution and protecting our health and environment. This resource follows the proposal through the legal system and provides updates and information as it occurs.
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