ERIC Number: EJ1044111
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Oct-7
Harney, John O.
New England Journal of Higher Education, Oct 2014
More than 250 higher education leaders from campuses across the U.S. met last week in Boston for the 2014 Presidential Summit on Climate Leadership. The summit was organized by Second Nature, the supporting organization for the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). Almost 700 colleges and universities have signed the ACUPCC and committed to achieve carbon neutrality by balancing the amount of carbon released with an equal amount offset or buying enough carbon credits to make up the difference, but boosters voiced frustration that the number has not been growing in recent years. This article highlights discussion points from some of the sessions and panels at the summit.
Descriptors: Climate Control, Climate, College Administration, College Presidents, Energy Conservation, Conferences (Gatherings)
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