Monday, January 20, 2014

GMO's Top Green School Stories of 2013

This year represents the fourth installment of the Green Market Oracle's (GMO) annual sustainable school series. Each year GMO puts together a summary of some of the latest information and resources on environmentally oriented academics and activities as well as green infrastructure in pedagogical settings. Taken together these efforts contribute to the growth of a well informed population, an environmentally sound economy and a healthier planet.


Here are the Green Market Oracle's top posts in green education, activities and infrastructure for 2013:

General

Sustainable Schools Produce Eco-literate Ambassadors
Five Ways Students are Fighting Climate Change
Sustainability in Colleges and Universities Across America
Video - Cornell Sustainable Campus: A Living Laboratory for Sustainability

School Rankings

Sierra Magazine's Top Ten Cool Schools 2013
Princeton Review's 2014 Green Honor Roll
The Princeton Review's 2013 Guide to 322 Green Colleges

Educational Programs

Duke University's Online Masters of Environmental Management
Marylhurst Online MBA in Sustainable Business
Video - Business Education for Good: The Ghana Project at Bentley
Bentley University Sustainability on Campus and in Ghana
EcoHouse Mobile Environmental Education at Glen Oaks Campus in Queens

Green Buildings and Campuses

Five Green School Building Retrofit Initiatives
Video - Green Buildings on Campus
Video - Campus Sustainability at Western State Colorado University
Video - The Importance of Engaging the Community in Campus Sustainability

Fossil Fuel Divestment

Video - Investment and Divestment: Making Sustainable Choices with Campus Endowments
Video - Bill McKibben Makes the Case for Fossil Fuel Divestment at Middlebury College
Students Advocating Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy on College Campuses in the US
Cornell University Installing a Solar Array with the Help of NY State

Campus Competitions

RecycleMania Tournament 2014: Student Recycling and Waste Reduction Competition
Sustainability Leadership Award Goes to The Kendeda Fund for 2013
2014 Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN)

Fellowships

NWF's Campus Ecology Fellowships
Collaborative Fellowship Opportunity for Climate Experts from Developing Countries

© 2014, Richard Matthews. All rights reserved.

Related
Comprehensive Green School Information and Resources 2010 - 2015
GMO's Annual Green School Series Review of Posts in 2016
The Green Market Oracle Green School Series 2012
The Green Market Oracle Green School Series 2011
The Green Market Oracle Green School Series 2010
GMO's Top Education Stories of 2012
GMO's Top Stories of 2011: Schools, EVs, Weather, ISO, Deaths (Anderson & Jobs)
GMO's Top Sustainability and Green Economy Stories of 2013
GMO's Top Energy Stories of 2013
GMO's Top Climate Change Stories of 2013
GMO's Top Political Stories of 2013
GMO's Top Communications Stories of 2013

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