December 14, 2007
Colleges Strain to Reach Climate-Friendly Future
On a mid-June day this year, 70 college and university presidents gathered in an overly air-conditioned ballroom in Washington as temperatures outside pushed into the upper 80s and a line of thunderstorms threatened from the Northeast.
In their pressed suits and power ties, the presidents formed a conference of executive Isaiahs, preaching the message that the threat of global warming required American higher education to fundamentally change the way it did business.
One by one,
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