31 Jan '13, 10am

Unity College Narrows Focus To Climate Change

Unity College Narrows Focus To Climate Change

The past ten years has seen environmental sciences become more and more popular at universities and colleges the world over, with many tertiary institutions implementing courses designed towards very specific career outcomes. No university, however, has made climate change it’s central focus, until now. Unity College, a private college in Maine, has decided to tie every aspect of its curriculum to the mitigation of climate change under the leadership of its new president, Stephen Mulkey. “We are running out of time,” Mulkey said in a statement released in November of last year . “ While our public policy makers equivocate and avoid the topic of climate change, the window of opportunity for salvaging a livable planet for our children and grandchildren is rapidly closing.” Now that commitment and drive has shaped Unity College into a tertiary institution solely dedicated to ...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/01/31/unity-college-narrows...

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