The SEED Center

Resource Center

Instructions

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 to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!


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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.


Practical Guide to Reducing the Campus Carbon Footprint

This resources serves as an implementation guide to the Presidents Climate Commitment and is useful to any campus working to reduce its climate pollution. It gives educational facilities professionals and students a practical framework to reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions while working with campus stakeholders to meet their institutions’ carbon neutrality goals.


Publications from the World Resources Institute

Educators and students can access these objective, academic publications for a variety of sustainability topics through research, reports, working papers, issue briefs, and fact sheets. For maps, charts, data sets, infographics, and other visual resources visit: http://www.wri.org/resources


Quantifying the Consensus on Anthropogenic Global Warming in Scientific Literature

 This paper studies the consensus in the scientific community regarding human caused climate change, finding that over 97% of climate scientists agree that humans are the cause of current warming trends. However, only about 50% of the US public agrees with the scientists. Education so the population understands the evidence that the Earth is warming is necessary to support global policy to reduce (mitigate) the effects of climate change. This paper, abstract and especially the accompanying short video will make useful tools for classroom education and discussion on both climate change and policy.


Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review

This publication presents the status of renewable energy employment, both by technology and in selected countries, over the past year.  Jobs in the sector (including large hydropower) increased 5.3% in 2017, for a total of 10.3 million people employed worldwide, according to this fifth edition in the series.


Renewable Energy Benefits: Measuring the Economics

 This report provides the first ever quantification of the macroeconomic impact of doubling renewable energy in the global economy by 2030. The study details the socio-economic benefits of renewable energy, to show that the impact of a transition to 36% renewables would benefit economic growth, welfare and employment.


Renewable Energy Standards

 This searchable database of renewable energy industry standards and publications includes guidelines for products, training, installation, performance and more. Standards for all divisions of renewable energy are included: bioenergy, geothermal, hydropower, ocean energy, solar and wind.


Renewables Global Status Report

REN21’s Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) provides a comprehensive and current overview of the renewable energy market, industry, investment and policy developments worldwide to enable policymakers, industry, investors and civil society to make informed decisions. In addition to the report, gain access to infographics, presentations and previous reports and information.


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.


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.


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