ACUPCC

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ACUPCCAmerican College University Presidents Climate Commitment
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The college is currently close to being a zero-net energy (ZNE) and zero net-carbon (ZNC) campus, ahead of the Architecture 2030 Challenge, the goals set by the ACUPCC, and the AIA Commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2030.
In 2007, a group of 152 college and university presidents signed the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), a commitment to pursue the goal of carbon neutrality on their campuses.
However, the president of a college or university gives teeth to curricular innovation by signing the ACUPCC. The document states that, "integrating sustainability into their curriculum will better serve their students and meet their social mandate to help create a thriving, ethical and civil society." (6) A president's signature indicates pointed recognition of the negative effects of global warming and acknowledges the urgent need to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases on that campus.
Another ACUPCC charter signatory, Allegheny College in Meadville, PA, has--vowed to reach similar goals.
Boston, MA, May 23, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Glacial Energy recently became a Silver Sponsor of the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC).
As of June 2007, the University is a charter signatory in the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), a national initiative with a goal of carbon neutrality at member institutions.
According to a recent report released from the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment titled "Education for Climate Neutrality and Sustainability: Guidance for ACUPCC Institutions," higher education is facing "its greatest challenge ever in meeting its responsibility to provide the knowledge and educated citizenry that will lead to a thriving civil society." Those challenges, according to the report, are due in large part to the world's fast-growing population and the activities resulting from the Industrial Revolution, including pollution and rapid consumption of natural resources.
UAA also signed the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), an effort to add visibility to the global warming crisis by getting institutional commitments to neutralize greenhouse gas emissions, and to accelerate the research and educational efforts of higher education to equip society to re-stabilize the earth's climate.
Lee College recently signed the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC).
In response to those issues, President Shirley Raines in 2007 placed the University of Memphis among a set of universities across the nation leading in advancing sustainability by signing the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC).
The most popular now in the United States is the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), which currently has 684 signatories (Second Nature, n.d.).
Asquino accepted the award on June 23 during the fifth annual ACUPCC summit in Washington, D.C.