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Hosting ecoAmerica’s Solution Generation booth, Candace Williams showcased how Millersville’s efforts echo the ways campuses across the nation are leading on climate solutions by working to reduce carbon emissions and green their facilities, operations, and curriculum. 

Mason City to partner with University of Iowa on projects

Partnering with municipalities is a great way for universities to provide multi-disciplinary learning that prepares students well for the job market. 

Climate change less politicized among minority groups

Non-white minorities are often left out of climate conversations. How can higher education work to change this?

Climate Change Coverage In the Media

It is important to remember that we need to put faces to climate change: personal, local stories that are relatable can resonate much more than providing scientific data and facts.

Intersections in environmental studies

Issues of sustainability can be complex and off-putting, but effective framing can go a long way in making these issues more relatable and actionable. 

Interdisciplinary Minors

Interdisciplinary minors with a focus on the environment are a great way to introduce climate change to a wide range of students, and to prepare them for jobs in an increasingly greener economy. 

Climate Fiction

When talking about climate change, it is best to speak in a language that others understand - and many schools are turning to fiction and literature as ways to increase awareness about the need for climate action. 

Food waste can be a starting point for so much more: ways to think about food and how we get it, how to work with surrounding communities, and how to be responsible stewards of our environment.

Food waste can be a starting point for many sustainability initiatives on your campus; it's a great tool to think about food and how we get it, how to work with surrounding communities, and how to be responsible stewards of our environment. 

How should we teach students about climate change?

In order to fully engage others and teach climate change as effectively as possible, it is necessary to acknolwedge the misunderstandings that surround climate change. 

Eco Reps University of Washington

It is important to teach students to make sustainable lifestyle choices that will follow them long after graduation - providing opportunities for hands-on sustainability learning is one way we can do this.