U. of Rhode Island hires sustainability officer

Posted on August 22, 2011

KINGSTON, R.I. — reported that Marsha Garcia, the university’s first sustainability officer, is encouraging the use of public transportation and carpooling among students and faculty; has formed a climate action plan focusing on energy saving projects to reduce carbon emissions; and created a strategic plan to review curriculum, ensuring students have an opportunity to learn about sustainability. For the full story, click here.

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