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.
Launched in 2009 with a $650,000 grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), UNH’s Energy Efficiency Fund (EEF) has already seen more than $500,000 in energy savings “returns,” including over $250,000 in FY12 alone.
UNH Printing and Mailing Services is committed to being a sustainably responsible print shop, and we continually make strides to become one of the greenest departments on campus. From using 100% recycled Aspen paper in all of our copiers, to using vegetable based non-oil printing inks, we are trying hard each year to make our environmental footprint a little smaller.
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.