Welcome to the Environmental Caucus
The Environmental Caucus facilitates creative and strategic communication across campus to advance the institutional commitment to sustainability and to promote education, research, and collaboration on the environment.
Mark your calendars for the next Environmental Caucus meeting: Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held in the Applied Research and Development facility, (bldg 56, on the corner of University and Knoles) in the Large Pod Room. Map to the ARD Building.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013: 12:30 - 1:45 pm.
Environmental Caucus meetings alternate days to allow greater participation. Please join us, even if you are unable to attend the entire meeting. Feel free to bring lunch!
Upcoming Environmental Caucus meetings
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NAU Grad Program Trains Students to 'Go Green'
from the Arizona Daily Sun, May 10, 2011
Let's say a person wanted to get from Williams to the Grand Canyon, and wanted to consider their footprint on Earth before all other factors. Would it be better to take a personal vehicle or the train?
This is NAU's first graduate class to weigh these kinds of questions in order to learn how to answer them for governments, businesses and nonprofits.
The Northern Arizona University Master's of Science in Climate Science and Solutions Program, as it's called, is a federally backed professional degree.
"Sustainability reporting has become standard practice in many corporations -- nearly all S&P 100 companies report some sustainability information, with two-thirds of them producing sustainability reports with performance metrics," stated Shelley Silbert. "Cities, counties, universities, military bases, and many other public agencies now hire sustainability managers who are responsible for tracking and reducing greenhouse gas emissions ... At some point, when a price is placed on carbon, I believe this job sector will explode, and we need graduates who are ready to kick into action."
To read the entire article, please visit the Arizona Daily Sun website.