Friday Roundup: IPCC says time for climate action, new Guide to Green Colleges
Here’s our weekly collection of green building clips:
USGBC Vice President of Research Chris Pyke spoke to multiple outlets about his contribution to the new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change:
- The revolution starts here: Why the fight against climate change needs to begin where we live, Salon.
For the fifth year, the Center for Green Schools and the Princeton Review have teamed up to produce the Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges, 2014 Edition, released yesterday. Download a free copy here, and check out highlights of 10 schools here.
- 8 Colleges That Are Energetic About Going Green, U.S. News.
- 3 C. Fla. schools listed on Princeton Review’s top ‘green colleges’ list, Central Florida Business Journal.
- Universities in Ohio rated environmentally responsible by Princeton Review, The Plain Dealer.
In other green building news this week:
The Single Most Significant Change in LEED, Green Building Law Update. Stuart Kaplow weighs in on Energy Jumpstart, an opportunity for far more existing buildings to participate in LEED.
People are the critical element in cutting energy use in buildings, Denver Business Journal. At the USGBC Colorado Chapter’s Rocky Mountain Green Conference, participants discussed the criticality of building operation practices to efficient performance.
Adams aims to make Borough Hall green, Brooklyn Daily Eagle. That’s leadership, spelled L-E-E-D.