TITLE

Campus Sustainability 3.0: Connecting the Dots with the New Web-Based Campus Carbon Calculator

AUTHOR(S)
Markham, Adam
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Sustainability: The Journal of Record;Apr2012, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author highlights the important role played by the nonprofit organization Clean Air-Cool Planet (CA-CP) in solving the climate change problem. The organization is committed to accelerating the transition to sustainable college campuses and communities, which are considered as ideal proving ground for finding solutions to the energy problems of the U.S. Information is presented on the organization's Campus Carbon Calculator.
ACCESSION #
83649751

 

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