Read Up on the Links Between Racism and the Environment

This week, amid a surge of protests over police violence against black Americans, there’s been renewed scrutiny on the links between racism and environmental degradation in the United States. To help readers understand those links, I put together a quick reading list about climate change and...

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COVID-19 does not mean climate action is on hold

If the world has seen a scary future with the emergence of COVID-19, the future of our planet in a 3-4° C scenario takes us to an entirely different level of uncertainty, including in terms of health. Fundamental to a transformational and green recovery will be early action on a longer-term agenda...

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The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings

THE Impact Rankings 2020: results announced THE Releases 2020 University Impact Rankings The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings assess universities against the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. The 2020 ranking includes 766 universities from 85 nations/regions.  Universities in...

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Why Investing in Women Helps Save the Planet

Education, female empowerment, and climate-smart solutions can stop climate change. Why Global Citizens Should Care The fight to end climate change must not leave anyone behind. Climate change disproportionately impacts women and must be included in plans to protect the planet. You can join us and...

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Solving the dual crises of COVID-19 and climate change

We need a Green New Deal now more than ever to address the short and long term crises our country is facing together. As a climate activist, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about a global crisis that would upend the world. I pictured a planet ravaged by floods, superstorms, and catastrophic...

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AASHE Conference Goes Virtual

Dear AASHE Community, We recognize that the global pandemic we’re experiencing is creating intense challenges for most everyone, including those of us supporting sustainability in higher education. AASHE is doing what we can to support you at this time which includes planning for the future. While...

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Initiation by Coronavirus

There is a truth that every rite of passage guide shares with those in their care: once you cross the threshold, there is no going back. The old life is gone. Now you must travel your way through the darkness, no-longer and not-yet, as you move toward your unknown future.  In the middle of the...

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Climate change: Schools failing us, say pupils

“It’s educated people who are causing the most damage to the planet,” says sixth-former Joe Brindle. Joe, 17, says schools need to put the environment at the heart of education. Ministers agree “it is vital that pupils are taught about climate change” but Joe says...

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