Chevrolet Clean Energy Campus Campaign

How Campuses are Driving a Clean Energy Future in America

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Yesterday, I traveled to the White House as 218 campuses pledged support for strong outcomes at the upcoming Paris climate negotiations. Forty university and student leaders gathered at the Eisenhower Executive Building to explore how to deliver the kind of transformative leadership needed to stabilize the planet’s vital signs.

GM Wants You to Take Climate Change Personally

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While the topic of climate change can get pretty technical what with all the talk of greenhouse gases and carbon reduction, the truth is every single person has a role to play in addressing it.

Instead of focusing on the larger macro issues, think of it in terms of: “What can I do today in my own community?” These actions add up and the movement will build, especially when we work together and collaborate.

Join Millennials in a #CleanEnergyU Conversation at Sustainable Brands

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While the world’s largest brands and influencers gather to talk about advancing sustainability at the Sustainable Brands conference in San Diego, we invite you to join a live #CleanEnergyU Twitter chat with millennials to hear their voices as customers and future leaders. 

This chat will explore the following questions:

Environmental Leader: Chevrolet Clean Energy Campus Campaign a ‘Top Project of the Year’

Chevy's innovative campaign to help further colleges' energy efficiency efforts earns top honors
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Chevrolet received the Top Project of the Year Award in the third annual Environmental Leader Product and Project Awards for efforts to help U.S. colleges further reduce their carbon footprint.

EPA Recognizes Chevrolet with Climate Leadership Award

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Chevrolet’s efforts to help U.S. colleges further reduce their carbon footprint earned a Climate Leadership Award for Innovative Partnerships from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Center for Corporate Climate Leadership.

The award recognizes organizations working collaboratively on leading-edge climate initiatives.

Clean Energy: A Chat with Two University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Students

Through the Chevrolet Clean Energy Campus Campaign, we are supporting 11 colleges going above and beyond to combat climate change.
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In May 2014, the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE) orchestrated the University of Illinois’ sale of about 150,000 metric tons of certified carbon credits from its Urbana-Champaign campus to Chevrolet. The sale, the largest to date in the Chevrolet Clean Energy Campus Campaign, was brought about in large part because the campus was able to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by reducing coal use in favor of gas for energy generation.

University of Illinois-Chicago Student Has the Energy to Take on Carbon

Through the Chevrolet Clean Energy Campus Campaign, we are supporting 11 colleges going above and beyond to combat climate change.
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University of Illinois-Chicago is serious about sustainability. Its LEED-Gold Douglas Hall features 245 solar panels, geothermal heating, daylighting, and occupancy detectors to reduce its carbon footprint. The campus essentially set a precedent for high-performing LEED buildings to earn carbon credit funding.

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Path to Carbon Neutral

Through the Chevrolet Clean Energy Campus Campaign, we are supporting 11 colleges going above and beyond to combat climate change.
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Guest post by Enid Cardinal, senior sustainability advisor, Rochester Institute of Technology

Wim Wiewel: ‘Universities Can Be Catalysts for Climate Change Action’

Through the Chevrolet Clean Energy Campus Campaign, we are supporting 11 colleges going above and beyond to combat climate change.
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Guest post by Wim Wiewel, president of Portland State University.

I start with the belief that climate change is the single biggest challenge humanity faces. If we don’t deal with it, rising global temperatures have the potential for devastating impact on a global scale. Widespread drought, disappearing habitat, catastrophic sea level change — we’ve all heard the forecasts.

The Choice to Conserve: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Prepares Students for a Diverse, Sustainable World

Through the Chevrolet Clean Energy Campus Campaign, we are supporting 11 colleges going above and beyond to combat climate change.
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At the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, we believe sustainability is important to our students, our university and our communities. That’s because the choices people make today to conserve our resources and make sustainable decisions will benefit our future quality of life.

The choice to conserve is up to all of us. UW-Stevens Point’s strategic plan, A Partnership for Thriving Communities, engages students and local communities by encouraging them to pursue balance, stability and future abundance.

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