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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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!


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EnviroAtlas


 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.

March 15, 2016


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


Growing Opportunities with an Efficient, Renewable and Biobased Economy


This USDA (US Dept. of Agriculture) powerpoint presentation explains the concepts, scope and benefits of moving towards a bioeconomy, one in which the production of renewable biological resources are converted into food, feed and energy to solve societal, environmental and economic challenges. This resources makes a great classroom resource for teachers.

April 28, 2016


Growing and Building the Billion Ton Bioeconomy


 This report documents federal activities aimed at helping to develop and support the bioeconomy, especially the production and use of biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower. It includes: preliminary analysis of the expected benefits of a Billion Ton Bioeconomy, a compendium of federal activities that currently support the bioeconomy and details on interagency activities that aim to […]

May 31, 2016


Report: The Important Role of Bioenergy in European Cities


 This new study addresses the challenges cities are facing in the global energy policy scenario and explains the contributions bioenergy can make to reduce the use of fossil fuels. Seven European cities are discussed to demonstrate how bioenergy can be integrated into the urban energy system; the lessons learned can easily be replicated in cities […]

July 14, 2016


Climate Connections: A Climate Change Radio Series


 Climate Connections, a daily public radio series, delivers stories about how climate change is impacting our lives and what diverse people and organizations are doing about it (produced by Yale Climate Connections). In addition to audio, also find news articles and video, browseable by a variety of topics linked to planetary warming: agriculture, national security, […]


Biofuture Platform


This organization aims to expedite the world’s transition to an forward-thinking, low carbon, global bioeconomy. Thus far, 20 countries have joined together in this action-oriented, country-led, multistakeholder initiative that promotes policy dialogue and collaboration among leading countries, organizations, academia and the private sector. Check out the Resources Tab for further research and study materials.

March 29, 2019


World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs


This PDF, by the International Labour Organization, will help students to understand key issues linked to the establishment of a greener economy, including macroeconomic, environmental policy, public programs, and worker protection and skills. While moving away from a coal-fueled economy may cause short-term job losses, the report shows that a fair transition to a more […]


The Future of Jobs Report


This report focuses on the momentous change that is underway in today’s workforce as the fourth industrial revolution takes place amidst a growing need for a more sustainable future. This report provides insight into current market trends and their potentials in the years to come, plus describes the sorts of changes that need to take […]


Article: Clean Energy Jobs Grew 3.6% In 2018, With Wind Employment Thriving


Students can utilize this article when studying employment projections across various clean energy sectors. Utilizing professional charts and graphs, this article sites data that shows nearly every state across the U.S. saw an increase in clean energy jobs in 2018, particularly in the energy storage and clean vehicles industries.


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