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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American Society of Adaptation Professionals Careers Program

Careers in climate change adaptation are rapidly growing and constantly evolving. ASAP helps you identify new opportunities to grow your career and informs the direction and development of the adaptation profession.

Each year, ASAP surveys adaptation professionals from across North America to learn how the profession is changing and how we can help grow available jobs, tailor professional development opportunities, and best support the adaptation workforce.

ASAP generates and informs analyses of the adaptation workforce, works with experts to build unique resources for our members, and facilitates collaborative processes by which members create professional guidance for the field.

Use the Adaptation Careers Program to excel in your current job or find new work opportunities.


Career Resources for Green and Sustainability Jobs

Interest in creating a greener and more sustainable future has never been higher. To complement this growing interest, quality career resources are needed. This article on Green and Sustainability Jobs and Career Resources provides perspectives and resources to enhance career advising efforts for green and sustainability jobs.

 

 

 


Webinar Library: Security & Sustainability Forum

The Library organizes the 200 Security & Sustainability Forum webinars into series supported by sponsors. There are also some one off sponsored. Click the webinar name to access the landing page with information about the panel and topic and watch the recording for each webinar. A wide range of sustainability topics are covered.


Article: After Hard Year, Promise of Unparalleled Jobs Growth

Despite overall decline, clean energy remains the biggest job creator across America’s energy sector, employing nearly three times as many workers as work in fossil fuel extraction and generation. More Americans still work in clean energy than work as middle and elementary school teachers, bankers, farmers or real estate agents. Median hourly wages for clean energy jobs also are about 25 percent higher than the national median wage, and also pay better than most fossil fuel extraction jobs.

Read the full report on clean jobs in America.


Connecting Sustainable Energy Businesses with Education Webinar Report

This World Bank-UNEP joint event was designed to employers and educators connect to prepare the workforce for the green economy. The clean energy transition is creating new job opportunities around the world. With the rapid expansion of renewables and energy efficiency, along with technology disruptions, the needed skill sets of tomorrow’s workforce are going to be significantly different. How can the private sector connect with educational and training institutions to prepare the workforce for clean energy and the green economy?

The intended audience for this webinar was businesses and organizations in the green economy and clean energy sectors, higher education institutions, and workforce developers. This webinar provided two opportunities: for private sector employers to share what businesses need in their new hires; and for employers and educators to streamline communications about curricula and recruitment. The event also discussed the policies, processes, and incentive mechanisms (within the private sector, education, and the labor market) required to support the development of the green workforce.

Read the webinar report here: World Bank UNEP Webinar Report: Connecting Sustainable Energy Businesses with Education

View resources from the webinar here: Resources from World Bank- UNEP Webinar For Green Workforce


National Roundtable on the Workforce for a Green & Inclusive Economy: Report

To engage with the Roundtable, contact Debra Rowe at: debrarowe (at) aya.yale.edu.

Through discussions at the National Roundtable on the Workforce for an Inclusive Green Economy, attendees pinpointed necessary actions to reduce redundant or fragmented green workforce efforts. The outcomes provide insights into what government agencies, industry, unions, higher education institutions, and workforce agencies must do, independently and together, to address gaps in the green workforce structure and programs, effectively scale them up, and ultimately drive forward an inclusive, green economy.

The report is intended for federal and state agency program designers, policymakers, higher education, and other workforce education organizations. It is recommended that program designers reach out to this Roundtable for additional key information to incorporate into workforce programs.

As the ongoing global climate crisis threatens the habitability of the planet, causes massive human suffering, and brings about major civilization disruptions, our country is acting to create the clean energy and green economy transition we urgently need.

View the full report here.

 


Solar Toolkit for Schools

The resources included in the toolkit are designed to assist schools throughout the process of planning, funding and attaining a solar installation.  In depth materials cover topics such as resources, designing a project roadmap, writing project proposals, publicity templates, educational materials and more.  It can be used by instructors to create a learning project for their classes, while also improving the campus itself.


CREATE (Center For Renewable Energy Advanced Technological Education)

CREATE is a valuable source for students and educators as it’s purpose is to advance the field of renewable energy by promoting field-specific educational programs. The organization provides professional development and mentoring for faculty, establishes partnerships between businesses and academic programs, promotes technician careers, and distributes exemplary instructional materials.


Report – Public Support for International Climate Action

This report represents how registered voters in the United States view a variety of policies related to international climate action. It is designed to provide context for President Biden’s Leader’s Summit on Climate in April of 2021. The report is useful for understanding current beliefs and concerns of American voters.


Report – Climate Science Research in the United States and U.S. Territories

This report surveys scientific publications from 2014 through 2018 for a look at the scope and focus of climate science research Climate Science Research in the United States and U.S. Territories. The research is analyzed to provide locally-relevant climate information accessible to decision-makers in a rigorous and nonpartisan manner.


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