Office of Sustainability Newsletters
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Download a Power Point Presentation by Prof. Moomaw
with scientific findings about climate change and the policy and technology solutions (Jan 2008)
Ross Gelbspan’s essay on “What is Climate Change?” (2006)
Download our Emissions Inventory 2006 Update (Word).
“Method for Conducting a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory for Colleges and Universities” Download as Word (140 kB) or pdf (185 kB) document.
You can also download our Emissions Inventory Template (Excel).
Computers & Energy
Download our computer brochure with lots of information about computers, energy consumption, and climate change. As a PDF file or as a Word document. Also, check out our webpage.
Detailed comments on the figures and facts (PDF) used in the brochure.
You can download each chapter from the 2006 Eco-Rep manual created by Anja Kollmuss as an editable Word Document
Introduction & Waste Management (870 KB)
Water (940 KB)
Climate Change (2200 KB)
Food (720 KB)
Population (220 KB)
Consumption (860 KB)
Anger and Despair, anyone? (300 KB)
Electric Vehicles at Tufts
Home Energy Improvements
When there is interest, the Office of Sustainability will organize workshops devoted to home energy savings.
Download our Energy Tips For Your Home!
Download the seminar’s power point presentation.
Lights and CFLs
Download our lighting brochure with lots of information about lights, energy consumption, and climate change, as a pdf (30 KB) or a Word (162 KB) document. For more information lighting and motion sensors at tufts click here.
How to buy compact fluorescent bulbs
MTC Green Building Case Studies (2005)
Gilman Ordway Campus at the Woods Hole Research Center on Cape Cod, a research and office facility, built by the architect William McDonough. Download the report (pdf)
The EpiCenter right in the heart of Boston is the new home of Artists For Humanity which offers paid apprenticeship programs for inner-city teen artists. Download the report (pdf)
The Doyle Conservation Center, headquarters of the Trustees of Reservations in Leominster, MA.
Download the report (pdf)
The new world headquarters of Genzyme Corporation, in Cambridge, MA Download the report (pdf)
Advancing Sustainability in Higher Education, by Larry H.Litten and Dawn Geronimo Terkla
“Identifies various obstacles to sustainable progress and describes solutions for advancing educational institutions and the societies in which they are embedded.”
Degrees That Matter, Climate Change and the University, by Ann Rappaport and Sarah Hammond Creighton
“Offers practical guidance for [universities] who want to harness the power of universities and other institutions, and provides perspective on how to motivate change and inspire action within complex organizations” in terms of confronting the issue of global warming.
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