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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


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


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Article: Indoor Vertical Farming in Old Warehouses


This article and accompanying short video will make for great classroom discussion and inspiration for academic hydroponic experiments. Aerofarms is planned to be the largest indoor vertical farm in the world. This farm supplies local grocery stores and restaurants healthy leafy greens without the use of sunlight or water. Focusing on nutrition and flavor, “there’s […]

May 31, 2016


Insight Dialogues: Conversation for Action


The Insight Dialogs were created to encourage open conversation and an exchange of ideas leading to actions for a more sustainable global future. Hosted by the Rockefeller Foundation,this live event and digital content will also inform the Foundation’s ongoing work to improve the lives of poor and vulnerable people around the world.


Urban Sustainability in Theory and Practice: Circles of Sustainability


 This short book is a practical and conceptual guide for rethinking urban engagement in order to respond to the sustainability crises of today’s world. Covering the full range of sustainability topics, this is an essential read for all those studying, researching and working in urban geography, sustainability assessment, urban planning, urban sociology and politics, sustainable […]


ResearchGate


 This website provides researchers, including faculty and students, with a platform to share their scientific work, discuss research topics with other authors and scientists, and connect with colleagues.


Free Online Courses in Environmental Science and Sustainability


 This website provides information about and links to a variety of free college-level sustainability courses students and teachers can utilize to augment learning. Courses subjects include: general sustainability studies, greening the economy, sustainable urban development, climate change mitigation, environmental law, sustainable agriculture and even courses specifically designed for educators.


Sustainable Food and Agriculture Teaching and Educator Resources


 These resources for educators introduce sustainable alternatives within the food system and provide teaching tools such as reports and data, videos, and even free lesson plans and courseware. The resources listed here provide opportunities for all educational levels and can help students and teachers alike build their understanding of what makes a food system sustainable.


Department of Defense Strategic Sustainability Performance Plans


 These plans detail the Defense Department’s goals to mitigate operational risks posed by climate change effects such as: flooding, surging sea levels, severe weather and extreme temperatures. Managing the unavoidable effects and preparing for the possible ones will reduce risks to our national security.

June 28, 2016


Article: Affordable Solar Through Smart State Policy


Busting the myths about the affordability of solar energy, this real-life example shows how policy can make solar energy affordable to all building owners, with utility bill savings paying for the solar. Georgia’s Solar Power Free-Market Financing Act of 2015 allows wide access to solar power as well as cost-effective implementation.


2050 Energy Calculator


The 2050 Calculator allows users to create their own emissions reduction pathway, using scientific data to see the impacts. The Calculator is available in three versions to allow a range of audiences to explore how to best meet energy needs while reducing emissions: a simplified overview, a more detailed look at the issues, or a […]


Skeptical Science: Explaining Climate Change Science & Rebutting Myths and Misinformation


 This award winning website uses scientific skepticism to improve understanding of climate change denial and rebut their arguments. By analyzing arguments against climate change on scientific grounds and by using peer reviewed scientific literature, this website provides an educated understanding of what is truly happening in today’s climate. Be sure to check out their Resources […]


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