NC Campus Climate Challenge Summit

Starting Date: 10-06-2006
Starting Time: 5:00pm
Ending Date: 10-07-2006

Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514
United States
Join other NC students for a weekend of networking, skills and issue trainings, and learn more about potential for state-wide student collaboration and Energy Action's exciting Campus Climate Challenge!!

Draft Workshop Overview:

Workshop 1 (Breakouts-focus on technology strategy, what the options
are for projects):

1) Greenhouse gas emissions Inventory (How to go about performing a
greenhouse gas inventory)
2) Efficiency (The Built environment and renewable/efficient generation)
3) Transportation
4) Reducing waste (both recycling programs and paper waste)
5) Getting Local Food/Green Dining

Workshop 2 (Breakouts-focus on financing strategy):

1) Raising student fees, Administration and raising fees Sustainable
Responsible Endowments, Revolving/Matching Loan Fund
2) Energy Savings/Performance contracts
3) Accessing state dollars-knowing what is on State Contract
4) Gifts and Grants
5) Sustainable Energy Cirriculum: An Answer to Climate Change

Campus Organizing 101 (skill sessions):

1) Interacting Effectively with leaders:
2) Environmental Justice, where is dirty energy placed and why, social justice
3) How to build and run a campus climate challenge group-the model, etc.
4) Faith in Action
5) Film and grassroots organizing
6) Mountaintop Removal
7) Working with Local Businesses
Geographical Scope: State

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