Table of contents for Degrees that matter : climate change and the university / Ann Rappaport and Sarah Hammond Creighton.

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Contents
Tables, Figures, and Boxes
Foreword by Lawrence Bacow
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1 	A Time for Action 
 Our Imperiled Planet
 The College and university climate change Imperative
 How Colleges and Universities Can Make a Difference
 How You Can Use this Book to Plan and to Act
Chapter 2	Climate Change Basics and the University
 Climate Change Basics for Decision Makers and Advocates
 Sub-National Initiatives for Climate Change
 The Role of Wealth
 Sources of Heat Trapping Gases
 Summary
Chapter 3 	The Campus Inventory and Climate Goals
 Emission Sources and the Emissions Inventory
 Goals for Action 
 Monitoring Progress Toward Goals
 Summary
 
Chapter 4 	Climate Actors and Climate Advocacy
 University Decision Making and Climate Action 
 Organizing and Advocating for Climate Action
 University Decision Making and Climate Action
 Summary 
Chapter 5	Strategy and Tactics for Climate Action
 Types of Climate Action
 Tactics for Climate Action Advocates
 Determining Strategy
 Determining Priorities
 Funding Climate Action
 The Challenges
 Developing a Climate Action Mindset
Chapter 6 	Buildings and Climate Change Action
 Why Buildings and Facilities?
 Applying Climate Change Action in University Facilities
 Decision Making for Climate Change
 New Buildings
 A Case for Action in Existing Buildings
 Summary
Chapter 7	Tackling Emissions at the Source: Climate Actions in Buildings 
and Central Facilities
 Specific Opportunities for Reducing Emissions in Buildings
 Central Facilities
 Tools for Green Buildings and Climate Change Action
 The Role of Buildings that Teach
 Summary
Chapter 8	Action Beyond Facilities
 University Purchasing
 University Transportation
 Solid Waste and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
 Climate Action in Dining Services
 Other Opportunities to Reduce Emissions
 Summary
Chapter 9 	Planning and Policies for Climate Change
 Steps to Climate Action Planning
 University Master Planning and Climate Action
 Facilities Planning
 Financial Planning
 Educational Planning
 Policies to Reduce Emissions
 Reviewing Your Institution¿s Climate Action Plan
 
Chapter 10	Personal Action Initiatives
 Knowledge and action
 The Nature of Personal Choices
 Take the Initiative
 Summary
Chapter 11	Climate Action in the Classroom
 Link Academics and Action
 Raising the Broader Issues
 Moving from Classroom Education to Climate Action
 Suggestions for Getting Started
 Summary
 
Chapter 12	Cooling the Ivory Tower
 Attributes of a Credible Effort
 What really matters: Acting Now
Appendices: 
A Global Warming Potentials
B Information Related to Climate Change and Climate Change Action 
C Elements of an Emissions Inventory
D Emission Factors for Fuels
E Sample Projects Given to Tufts Students
F Article from the Tufts Daily
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Greenhouse gas mitigation -- United States.
Global environmental change -- United States.
Science -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Universities and colleges -- United States.