Nov 10, 2022
Now more than ever, colleges and universities are taking action to address climate change by embedding sustainable practices on their campuses and conducting research to advance climate science and climate solutions. Chief Sustainability Officer Heidi VanGenderen at the University of Colorado Boulder talks about why higher education, despite deep political divides, is perfectly poised to take on the climate crisis.
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Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:
Dual Mission Summit
Colorado Mountain College
Dueling Purpose: Can The
Dual-Mission College Change Higher Education?
Forbes | March 16, 2021
Conversation with Heidi VanGenderen:
Chancellor Names Inaugural Members
of University Sustainability Council
CU Boulder | July 23, 2021
Five Questions with Heidi
VanGenderen, Co-Chair of the Right Here Right Now Global Climate
CU Boulder | May 9, 2022
Right Here Right Now Global Climate Alliance
Right Here Right Now Global Climate Summit
Climate Change Rises as a Public
Priority. But It’s More Partisan Than Ever.
The New York Times (sub. req.) | Feb. 20, 2020
Global Education Coalition
Why Climate Action Is in Higher
Education’s Best Interest
Higher Education Today | Nov. 10, 2022