When I first arrived in 2010, Fred [Rogers] and Steve [Spehn] said the top two priorities were to install a commercial-scale wind turbine and write a climate action plan to…
Higher education institutions have an urgent responsibility to act on the values of environmental sustainability by going green, campus by campus. In this podcast, Martha Larson shares how the Carleton College sustainability model leads the way for higher education institutions to reduce operating costs while being influential role models for environmental stewardship.
There are five student positions available on the Summer Arb Crew. Work includes eradication of invasive species, trail maintenance, ecological restoration, and seed collecting. Applicants must be willing to do…
The Sustainability Office is seeking students who are interested in working this summer’s Lighten Up sale!
Hello from the Sustainability Office, and happy spring! After an eventful Earth Week and a sad farewell to Alex Miller, our waste, food, outreach, data and energy, and policy and…
Carleton was selected for pro-bono climate action modeling by Second Nature, see the press release for more information and to learn about the other institutions selected.
A letter to the Carleton Community in regards to happenings surrounding the murder of George Floyd.
This year’s Real Food results are in! Carleton remains one of the highest scorers in sustainable sourcing among US colleges. Thank you to the Real Food Calculator (RFC) team, volunteers, Bon App, the CCCE, and the Sustainability Office for continuing to work to make our food more sustainable, humane, fair trade, and local.
Three members of the Carleton community have been recognized by Minnesota Campus Compact for their leadership in the development of campus-community partnerships.
It’s hard to believe fall term is already coming to an end! This fall was an exciting time for the Sustainability Office. We welcomed two new STAs to our team, Becca Horwitz ’22 and Madhav Mohan ’22. With eleven STAs total working in four focus groups (energy, waste, food, outreach), our office was busy working on various projects and events this term.
- Building and Planning
- Carleton's Wind Turbine
- Climate Change
- Cowling Arboretum
- Ecosystem Management
- Employment Opportunities
- Energy, Sources/Uses
- Environmental Justice
- GHG Emissions and GHG Offsets
- Higher Education
- International News
- National News
- STA Program
- Student Life
- Student Projects
- Sustainable Planning/Development