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Statement: Vanderbilt University announces first step in transitioning its campus to 100 percent renewable energy

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Contacts: Bronte Payne, Campaign Director, bronte@environmentamerica.org, 248-410-4857 Josh Chetwynd, Communications Manager, [...]

Student government to Florida State University: It’s time to commit to 100% renewable energy

For immediate release:  Thursday, January 16, 2020 Contacts:  Ryann Lynn, Climate and Clean Energy Advocate, rlynn@environmentflorida.org, 847-644-7929 Mark Morgenstein, Director of Media [...]

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth sets zero carbon emissions goal for 2050

For immediate release:  Monday, December 9, 2019   Media Contacts: Bronte Payne,100% Renewable Campuses  Campaign Director, bronte@environmentamerica.org, (w) 617-747-4327, (c) 248-410-4857, [...]

New campaign launched on 30 campuses urges colleges and universities to shift to 100 percent clean renewable power

For Immediate Release: October 1, 2019   Contact: Bronte Payne, Director, Environment America Research & Policy Center’s Campaign for 100% Renewable Campuses, [...]

Students at UMass Amherst overwhelmingly pass referendum supporting campus-wide transition to renewable energy

For immediate release: Monday, February 25, 2019 Contact: Bronte Payne, bronte@environmentamerica.org, 617-747-4327 Ross Sherman, rsherman@publicinterestnetwork.org, 303-573-5995   Students [...]

Environment America partners with students and faculty to urge colleges and universities to shift to 100 percent clean, renewable power

For Immediate Release: January 31, 2019 Contact: Bronte Payne, Environment America, bronte@environmentamerica.org, 248-410-4857   Environment America partners with students and faculty to [...]

Renewable Energy 101: Environment America releases guide to help campuses shift to 100 percent clean energy

Today, Environment America Research and Policy Center, touting the leadership role that colleges and universities must play in the clean energy revolution, unveiled a new report detailing 11 [...]

University of Richmond to match 100 percent of its electricity needs with solar power

Source: WTVR https://wtvr.com/2018/09/30/university-of-richmond-solar-power/ BY LIA TABACKMAN The University of Richmond is on a fast track to become the first higher education institution in the [...]

University of California system commits to 100% renewable electricity by 2025

Contact Mark Morgenstein, Rob Sargent, University of California system commits to 100% renewable electricity by 2025 For Immediate Release Tuesday, September 4, 2018 California’s flagship public [...]

Tufts Student Senate passes resolution urging school to commit to 100% renewable energy by 2050

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 16, 2018 FOR MORE INFORMATION Jake Taber | Environment America | jtaber@environmentamerica.org | 617-800-4302 Bronte Payne | Environment America | [...]

Colleges & Universities Urged to Shift to Generating 100 Percent of Their Energy From Renewable Sources

Source: https://environmentamerica.org/news/ame/colleges-universities-urged-shift-generating-100-percent-their-energy-renewable-sources Campaigns Underway at More than 65 Campuses For Immediate [...]