Archive for Campus Sustainability Network

Jesuit High School Portland’s Green Efforts Recognized with Oregon Sustainable School Awards

17505820-mmmain-300x224“The Oregon Sustainable School award is a testament to our ongoing efforts to reduce our environmental impacts, create an atmosphere of health and safety for our students and staff, and educate for sustainability,” said Jennie Kuenz, JHS teacher and Sustainability Committee Co-Chair and Advocate.

Youth Conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA)

cba_conferenceWhen: 27-29th April 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya
Application Deadline:5th March 2015 at 2359GMT

Are you an energetic, tech savvy, enthusiastic, driven young person bubbling with ideas and engaged in community based adaptation to climate change? If yes, then here is an opportunity for you to participate at the 2015 Youth Conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA) to Climate Change. Come join other young people to share experiences, strategize, learn and interact with experts and practitioners in this area.

Climate Justice Holds Vigil At President’s Office, Urges BC To Divest From Fossil Fuels

DSC_0203-e1423867951370“We are going to conduct an intervention,” yelled Alyssa Florack, A&S ’17. In her background stood approximately 45 people, holding signs urging Boston College to divest in fossil fuels. Friday afternoon, a group of students participated in a Valentine’s Day-themed rally and vigil organized by Climate Justice at Boston College (CJBC).

Network Puts the Focus on Energy and Environmental Interests

1421338922234Now in its fifth year, the Boston College Energy and Environment Alumni Network (BCEEAN) has quickly emerged as one of the largest alumni affinity groups, its growth rooted in the number of BC graduates working in a range of professions tied to the energy and environment sectors. BCEEAN has grown to a membership of more than 700 alumni and developed initiatives that connect alumni, students, faculty and staff.

Climate Change Conference: “To Tend the Earth: Responding to the Global Climate Change Crisis “

2015_01_31_P&P_Photo1Loyola University Chicago’s
Second Annual Climate Change Conference, March 19-21, 2015. Loyola University Chicago’s second annual Climate Change Conference moves beyond the sterile debate of whether global climate change exists to the theme of tending the earth. “To tend” means to pay attention to; to act as the caretaker of; to serve. This conference will unfold the implications of “To Tend the Earth” through reflection upon those ethical principles, policies, and actions needed to combat the crisis of global climate change.

Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA)

Africa-bmpThe mission of CYNESA is to offer the platform through which young Catholics across Africa  respond to the twin challenges of environmental degradation and climate change, from the perspective of Catholic social teaching on care for creation, paying attention to the most vulnerable.