The Campus Carbon Calculator was originally developed by the former non-profit Clean Air - Cool Planet and Sustainability Institute at UNH in 2001 and released to the public in 2004. Usage grew to a few dozen early adopters to about 200 during the first year. Today, thousands of institutions in the U.S. and abroad, have used the Calculator, including more than 90% of the U.S. colleges and universities that publicly report their greenhouse gas emissions.
The Stewardship Network: New England is a new regional effort to increase the capacity of conservation organizations, agencies, and researchers to engage with volunteers in the care and study of ecosystems, lands and waters. The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension is leading the effort in New England, expanding the successful work of The Stewardship Network in the Great Lakes region.
The Responsible Governance and Sustainable Citizenship Project (RGSCP) is a newly established initiative at the University of New Hampshire that will promote ethics, citizenship, principled leadership, responsible governance and the creation of sustainable institutions. It will provide opportunities for students and citizens of New Hampshire to learn how to be involved citizens and members of ethical, responsible, and productive communities, businesses and organizations by bringing the past into dialogue with the present in order to inform the future.
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Bring your education to life by studying in communities across the globe that are striving to live more equitable, just and sustainable lifestyles. These communities are ideal campuses to learn about and experience personal and community-based solutions to real world issues, which include:
Immerse yourself in the culture of Costa Rica, a Spanish-speaking, democratic country that has fostered a culture of peace, prosperity and conservation of its unique-in-the-world tropical biodiversity. Experience first-hand the development challenges and opportunities facing Costa Rica. Compare its innovative and successful policies and practices to those of other countries in Latin America and around the world.
1) To provide New England fishermen with an objective and scientific assessment of alternatives that may improve their fuel and operational efficiencies
2) To provide a forum where fishermen can share experiences exploring ways to reduce their fuel and maintenance costs
3) To integrate our results with those from other efforts in the region to improve operational efficiency.
The overall goal is for fishermen to lower their fuel and operational costs while reducing their carbon footprint.
All of UNH's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) data and information are available online at https://stars.aashe.org/institutions/university-of-new-hampshire-nh/repo.... STARS covers education and research, operations, and planning, administration and engagement.
UNH students, faculty, and staff can join zipcar for only $35/year. you also get $35 in free driving to use your first month.
Get 24/7 access to Zipcars parked right on campus! Simply reserve online, let yourself in with your Zipcard and drive. Our low hourly and daily rates always include gas and insurance.