Teaching Resource

Resource: Green Mountain College Campus Greening Fund

Description: Green Mountain College (and a large number of other institutions) has a Student Campus Greening Fund that is built into tuition fees so as to provide scholarships for a wide variety of "green" student-led programs aimed at mitigating climate change and promoting sustainability.


Resource: UN ESCAP: Green Growth Initiatives

Description: This website contains a series of links and articles discussing sustainability and the green economy in developing countries.

Citation: "Green Growth." Green Growth, Sustainable Economic Growth, Climate Change, Environment. Web. 29 Sept. 2010. <http://www.greengrowth.org/gg-initiative.asp>.


Resource: State of the World

Description: This book examines scientific and social findings to help explain local and global issues surrounding climate change. The authors examine environmental impacts, policy change and technology and offer solutions to the general public.


Resource: 350 Slideshow; 350 Presenter's Guide

Description: 350.org is a grassroots, international campaign that's building a movement to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis; this presentation provides an overview the climate crisis and connects it locally with ideas of the types of things people can do in their own communities (specifically for 10/10/10 Global Work Day, but the information is applic


Resource: U Of I Resources

Description: Resources from U of I.

Citation: "Resources." Office of Sustainability | Illinois. Web. 29 Sept. 2010. <http://sustainability.illinois.edu/resources.html>.



Resource: Green Jobs: A Guide to Eco-Friendly Employment

Description: This book provides the reader with a primer on "green jobs," how to gain the necessary training and how to approach an eco-friendly job search. This book is excellent at outlining key concepts and vocabulary within specific sectors.


Resource: TED

Description: Students love videos! There are a lot of educational and interesting videos on TED about individual impacts in the Green Economy. Check out a presentation by Ray Anderson or Ann Cooper to start.

Citation: TED: Ideas worth Spreading. Web. 29 Sept. 2010. <http://www.ted.com/>.


Resource: All Hands on Deck: Teaching Sustainability

Description: How to make learning about sustainability an active engagement, and some good tips for teaching sustainability.

Citation: Orr, David. "Sustainability in the Classroom." College of Arts and Sciences & Conservatory of Music - Oberlin College. Web. 29 Sept. 2010.


Resource: A Vocabulary for sustainable business

Description: This short article offers up the suggestion that incorporating solid language into our teaching of a green economy may be key to our success within the movement. A link to a "Sustainable Management" Dictionary is also provided.


Resource: Return on Investment for Green / LEED Projects

Description: This article focuses on the benefits from using green building techniques.