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The green campus : meeting the challenge of environmental sustainability

Author: Walter Simpson
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : APPA, ©2008.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Simpson
ISBN: 1890956465 9781890956462
OCLC Number: 227367881
Description: xiii, 361 : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Initial thoughts: A reflection on green campuses / Walter Simpson --
Rating colleges / David W. Orr --
Higher education's critical role in creating a healthy, just, and sustainable society / Anthony D. Cortese --
Will sustainability take root? / Karla Ignite --
The 800-pound gorilla: the threat and taming of global climate change / Jim Hansen --
Energy and climate change: Going climate neutral: the American college & university presidents climate commitment / Judy Walton --
Organizing an effective campus energy program: lessons from the University at Buffalo / Walter Simpson --
On-site renewables: installing solar, wind, and biomass energy systems on campus / Michael Philips, Andrea Putnam, and Walter Simpson --
Buying green power from utilities and other suppliers / Michael Philips, Andrea Putnam, and Walter Simpson --
UC Berkeley's climate commitment / Fahmida Ahmed --
Responding to climate change: making it happen at Middlebury College / Jack Byrne and Nan Jenks-Jay --
Green buildings: Making the case for green building: cataloging the benefits of environmentally responsible design and construction / Alex Wilson --
Successful strategies for planning a green building / William D. Browning --
Architecture, ecological design, and education: the creation of the Adam Joseph Lewis Center at Oberlin College / David W. Orr --
Green purchasing and materials: Waste not: a discussion about green purchasing with Rutger's University's Kevin Lyons / Karla Hignite with Kevin Lyons --
Building materials: what makes a product green? / Alex Wilson --
Recycling and waste reduction: Recycle this! A look at campus recycling programs / R. Marc Fournier --
In pursuit of recycling excellence at the University of Oregon / Karyn Kaplan --
Campus landscaping and grounds: The role of the landscape in creating a sustainable campus / Carol Franklin, Teresa Durkin, and Sara Pevaroff Schuh --
Why go native? Campus landscaping for biodiversity and sustainability / Brian Kermath --
Pesticide-free campuses / Steve Abercrompie --
Transportation: The road less traveled: sustainable transportation on campus / Will Toor --
Green cleaning: Harvard University's green cleaning program / Jason Luke and Dara Olmsted --
Green campus profiles: Sustainability at Arizona State University: a top-down approach / Benny Bentzin --
The greening of Ball State University: a whole systems approach / Robert J. Koester, James Eflin, and John Vann --
Creating a culture of sustainability at the University of British Columbia / Gillian Allan --
From advocating to institutionalizing sustainability at Cornell University / Dean Koyanagi --
Sustainability, campus operations, and academic entrepreneurship at Ithaca College / Peter W. Bardaglio and Marian Brown --
Green campus evaluation: A sustainability assessment and rating system for colleges and universities / Judy Walton --
Overcoming existential paralysis: The last word: a cartoon by Tom Toles --
Steps toward environmental sustainability: 125 ways to green your campus / UB Green Office, University at Buffalo --
Key organizations, programs, and references / Walter Simpson and Judy Walton.
Responsibility: Walter Simpson, editor.


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