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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Climate Bonds Initiative

This international, investor-focused not-for-profit initiative focuses on mobilizing the $100 trillion bond market to benefit climate change solutions through market tracking, developing global standards, and providing policy models and advice.


Climate Change and the U.S. Energy Sector: Regional Vulnerabilities and Resilience Solutions

 This US Dept. of Energy report is designed to promote energy security and support climate preparedness and resilience planning to mitigate current and future impacts of climate change on the regional U.S. energy sector. It provides examples of climate resilience actions currently in use, and identifies opportunities and challenges to develop new climate-resilient energy technologies.


Climate Change Programs and Resources

 This collection of resources focuses on climate change and provides instructors and students with reports, presentations, graphics and additional websites to utilize for curricular and extra-curricular activities. 


Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science

This information explains climate literacy, why it is important and how climate literacy promotes informed decision-making. This brochure is available in both English and Spanish.
Visit the Educational Resources page for more information and activities on climate change.


Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)

 These webinars can be used in the classroom when studying climate change on a wide array of subtopics from disaster risk management to industry technologies, to policy. The international CTCN, hosted by the United Nations Environment Program, specializes in country-specific technology solutions, capacity building, advice on policy, and legal and regulatory frameworks.


Connecting on Climate: A Guide to Effective Climate Change Communication

 This guide is designed to provide understanding of responses to climate change and how anyone can better communicate with and engage the public on this issue. It uses social science research to increase engagement, show common mistakes to avoid, and provide best practices that organizations have used to meaningfully engage individuals and groups on climate change.


Corporate Citizenship Sustainable Development Goals

 In this series, 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be reached by 2030 are discussed in detail with supporting documents and reports. Educators and students alike will find this information useful across the sustainability curriculum.


Earth: The Operators’ Manual: Video Segments

“Earth: The Operator’s Manual” is an informative video assessment of the Earth’s problems and possible solutions. See below for information on a Pentagon segment about climate change. Short video clips from the full-length program can be used in course lectures to educate students on a variety of topics, including: Humans and Energy, Wind and Efficiency, and CO2 and the Atmosphere. There is also a noteworthy segment titled “The Pentagon and Climate Change” explaining why the Pentagon accepts the reality of climate change and the need to take action on climate change for a variety of reasons, including national security.

More information and resources for educators can be found at: http://earththeoperatorsmanual.com/for_educators


EcoLeaders

 This program is designed to help higher education students prepare for conservation and environmental leadership and careers by providing support in career assessments and searches, helping students conduct environment-improving projects on campuses and in communities, connecting students to others with similar interests, and providing opportunities and mentorships for younger students. Subjects supported through the program include: energy efficiency and green building projects, waste management strategies, healthy food and environmental health, and ecological restoration and climate adaptation.


Economic Resilience: HUD Resources, News and Programs

 HUD’s Economic Resilience page offers educators and students a variety of resources, current topical news stories, and information on initiatives and programs created to promote a more sustainable economy.


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