“Sustainable development won’t only be in the lecture room: it’ll be in its bricks and mortar and the way the college uses and generates its own power. Our scholars will not only be told about viable development, they’re going to see and work inside it: a living, learning place in which to explore what a tolerable lifestyle means.”
Years gone, the term “green college” would simply have referred to the colour of the paint on the walls. But with today’s raised energy costs, increased responsibility and reduced operating and capital budgets, education decision-makers are “becoming green” to become better and supply a healthier environment for improved student learning.
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How College Campuses Going to Green?
Tiny models of the planet at large, university campuses are very good test beds for environmental change, and many scholars are working diligently to get their administrations to take positive action. The initiatives that are emerging are models for the bigger society, and the scholars pushing for them will be taking these lessons with them, too, as they enter the work force after graduation.
Foremost on the minds of green-leaning scholars today is global temperature rises, and many are joining hands to encourage their faculties to update policies and streamline operations so that their campuses can become part of the solution. Mostly a result of student efforts, for instance, just about five hundred U.S. Universities and universities have signed the How College Campuses Going to Green?