Monday, May 12, 2014


The Appalachian State University claimed the first spot in the Campus Conservation Nationals 2014 contest, an annual spring competition among colleges in the United States and Canada to save energy and water.

The North Carolina University scored top marks in the energy conservation competition for promoting disconnection of unused electronics and switching off lights when not in use in the student community, among other such measures.

"This tangible mobilization of hundreds of thousands of students reducing energy consumption, promoting sustainability and actively mitigating the effects of climate change shows that the next generation is ready for change and is no longer willing to wait for decision makers to address the issues at hand," Hannah Debelius, U.S. Green Building Council Students program manager at the Center for Green Schools, said in a statement.... [University Herald]

1 comment:

brotherdoc said...

Quite honestly I would much rather be #1 in this than in football....Means a lot more to the future of the planet!