Green Schools Conference

The 2020 Green Schools Conference & Expo (GSCE) will be held March 2-4 in downtown Portland. GSCE is the premier education and engagement opportunity for leaders and advocates who are passionate about the future of healthy, sustainable schools throughout the country and around the world. It is...

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RCE Asia-Pacific SDG Youth Challenge 2020: EOI Open Now!

The 2020 RCE SDG Youth Challenge ‘Youth for the Goals’ is an exciting and unique youth-led initiative focused on delivering the SDGs at a local level. This year, the Challenge will be focusing on SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and...

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Green Schools Conference – Early Bird Registration Ends Dec 20

The Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE) is heading to the Pacific Northwest in 2020—please join us in Portland for the 10th annual event. When: March 2–4, 2020 Where: Hilton Portland Downtown, Portland, Oregon Registration is now open for the 2020 Green Schools Conference and Expo! Register...

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Whitman College Publishes Article on GPSEN Co-Founder Kim Smith

GPSEN Co-Founder Kim Smith’s expertise in — and passion for — environmental sociology has made her an international leader in sustainability education, representing the U.S. in global efforts, while also bettering her own community in Portland, Oregon. In addition to teaching sociology at...

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PSU’s new Climate Change Science and Adaptation Minor

Portland State offers new Climate Change Science and Adaptation minor, open to all undergraduates. Portland State University is offering a new minor this fall aimed at informing and engaging students on the pressing issue of climate change.  The new Climate Change Science and Adaptation minor is a...

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Sustainability Reporting Workshop

From materiality and metrics to telling a good story, sustainability reporting can quickly become overwhelming. Join the Corporate Sustainability Collaborative and local experts for a deep dive into sustainability reporting best practices. We’ll cover the benefits of developing a report, critical...

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Global Climate Change Week

Climate change poses a major threat to sustainable development. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, ‘Poverty and disadvantage are expected to increase in some populations as global warming increases; limiting global warming to 1.5°C, compared with 2°C, could reduce the...

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Judy Walton – 2019 AASHE Lifetime Achievement Award

PSU’s Judy Walton  is the Recipient of 2019 AASHE Lifetime Achievement Award Judy Walton was the founding director of AASHE, serving the organization from 2006 to 2013. Sustainability has been her lifelong passion, with a focus on higher education and cities. Her experiences include community-led...

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WOHESC 2020 Call For Proposals

WOHESC is now accepting speaker, session and workshop proposals for 2020! Submit your cutting-edge work related to higher education, sustainability, social justice and more. Join us in supporting the future of climate justice through education and community action. Submit your proposal by Friday,...

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Art Exhibit: Ghost Net Landscape

Ghost Net Landscape is an interactive art installation and performance, in which Emily Miller collaborates with visitors to transform piles of “ghost net” fishing rope waste into sculptural, tactile basket forms. The project involves three major components: a massive pile of ghost net rescued from...

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