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Reducing waste and inefficiency, while increasing access and profits, propels MIT Energy Hackathon

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) hosted its first Energy Hackathon, a contest in which undergraduates and graduate students compete to solve current energy industry problems. This contest is noteworthy for its focus on hands-on, multi-disciplinary, collaborative learning, with an emphasis on business and real-world solutions.

How Higher Ed Can Act on Paris Climate Agreement

The Paris climate agreement offers an important opportunity for higher ed leaders to leverage the resources on their campuses to take advantage of the opportunities and challenges that the agreement presents.

 

What Higher Ed Can Do for COP 21

The Paris climate talks are being hailed as a historic turning point for our world. How can higher ed ensure that the momentum from the climate talks continues? How can our colleges and universities work to guarantee that the climate agreement is truly transformational?

COP 21 Aimee Christensen

In a wrap up to COP 21, Peggy Knudson, ecoAmerica's Vice President of Development, discusses the growing trend of businesses going green, and how higher ed can meet this job boom.

COP 21 Hip Cop Caucus

Today Peggy Knudson, ecoAmerica's Vice President of Development, shares an interview from Paris with Luther Adamson, of the Hip Hop Caucus, about reaching out to different communities about climate change through the shared language of music.

John Hill UMC COP21

Peggy Knudson, ecoAmerica's Vice President of Development, continues with her dispatches from the Paris Climate Talks. Today Peggy shares an interview with faith leader John Hill about the power of listening to and telling stories about how climate change, and how this dialog can effect climate action.

COP 21 Noah Kittner UC Berkeley

Peggy Knudson, ecoAmerica's VP of Development, is writing from the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris. Today she focuses on the important role that higher education has in communicating about and shaping our climate policies.

Latino Leadership COP21

Peggy Knudson, ecoAmerica's VP of Development, is at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris. Today Peggy writes about the insights Latino leaders are sharing about how climate change disproportionately affects communities of color, how Latino leaders are working to change this, and higher ed's role in outreaching to these communities. 

John Balbus COP21

ecoAmerica’s Vice President of Development, Peggy Knudson, is sending dispatched from the Paris climate talks. Today she shares insights about the climate, health, and the communications lessons we can all learn 

Clean Energy Could Fuel Most Countries by 2050, Study Shows

Increased clean energy use is technically and economically feasible, but studies have found that social and political factors are the biggest roadblocks to an energy transformation. In order to overcome these barriers, higher ed needs to craft smart climate messages.