COLUMN: What does it look like when higher ed actually takes climate change seriously?

Climate change is here, now, lapping at the walls of higher education — quite literally.

Higher ed is a massive, diverse sector with roughly 20 million students in the U.S. alone and a major physical and carbon footprint in all 50 states. Universities, for decades, have expanded society’s knowledge of climate impacts and climate solutions. But some leaders argue it’s time for these institutions to remake themselves wholesale for this rising tide of rapid change.

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