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Find climate solutions for your school

Whether you're a teacher, student, parent/guardian, or administrator, we've got you covered. Find everything you need to go green at your school.

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Case Studies

AASHE Campus Sustainability Hub

AASHE’s case study library contains hundreds of detailed case studies on a wide variety of higher education sustainability initiatives from faculty development programs to whole campus energy retrofits to community partnerships.

college & university, energy & buildings

Advocacy

Center for Green Schools

We make the case for green schools, by digging into the most pressing topics facing schools as they deepen their work to become greener to give policymakers and school leaders what they need to make smart decisions for greener schools.

middle school, high school, elementary school, teachers, parents & guardians, students, school boards & administrators, energy & buildings

Divest CalSTRS

Fossil Free California

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System provides over $15 billion to fossil fuel corporations—that’s more than any other public teachers’ pension in the country. Since 2015, teachers, students, and allies have been building a powerful campaign to hold CalSTRS accountable.

divestment, middle school, high school, college & university, elementary school, teachers, students

All Programs

California Climate Investments

Explore all California Climate Investments programs past and present to learn more about what each program funds, funding timelines, and who is eligible for funds.

middle school, high school, transportation, food & food waste, elementary school, school boards & administrators, funding, energy & buildings

U.S. Department of Education Honors Redwood High School as a Green Ribbon School

RWC Pulse

Redwood High School stands out for its energy-efficient structures, solar power, efficient appliances, and eco-friendly landscapes, including bioswales and a large organic garden.

high school, energy & buildings

Go Fossil Free

Go Fossil Free

City by city, town by town, we’re ending the age of fossil fuels and building a world of community-led renewable energy for all.

middle school, high school, elementary school, college & university, teachers, parents & guardians, students, school boards & administrators, divestment

CSBA Climate Change Task Force Report

California School Boards Association

CSBA’s Climate Change Task Force, comprised of 14 school and county board trustees and two student representatives, has curated a list of resources regarding how CSBA members can address climate change and its impacts on schools.

middle school, high school, elementary school, school boards & administrators, teachers, funding, energy & buildings, transportation, food & food waste

California Clean Energy Jobs Act K-12 Program

California Energy Commission

The California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39) K-12 Program awarded more than $1.7 billion over five years to schools to plan and install energy efficiency upgrades and clean energy generation measures.

middle school, high school, elementary school, school boards & administrators, funding, energy & buildings

School Resources

Cool California

We have gathered a list of informational resources geared towards individuals involved in various levels of school activities.

funding, transportation, middle school, elementary school, high school, energy & buildings, teachers, school boards & administrators

Inside the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement at Cal State

Cal Matters

After nine months of student advocacy, Cal State University officials announced they would pull $162 million in investments from the fossil fuel industry, joining a growing movement.

college & university, divestment, students, teachers

Energy Conservation Assistance Act

California Energy Commission

The California Energy Commission’s Energy Conservation Assistance Act (ECAA) offers zero-interest rate loans to public schools and 1 percent rate loans to public entities and California Native American Tribes.

middle school, high school, elementary school, school boards & administrators, funding, energy & buildings, transportation

California Schools Healthy Air, Plumbing, and Efficiency Program

California Energy Commission

The California Schools Healthy Air, Plumbing, and Efficiency Program (CalSHAPE) provides funding to upgrade heating, air conditioning, and ventilation (HVAC) systems in public schools and replaces noncompliant plumbing fixtures and appliances that fail to meet water efficiency standards.

energy & buildings, middle school, high school, elementary school, college & university, school boards & administrators, funding

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