After Fanfare, Colleges Try to Meet 'Climate Neutral' Pledge

Remember the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment? It may have been a while since you heard anything about that campaign, which was the focus of some impassioned activism among students and sustainability advocates a few years ago. Given the relative quiet now, you could be forgiven for thinking that it's a dead issue.

Well, it's not—on most campuses, at least. For the 677 institutions that joined the commitment, the time in the limelight is over.