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Almost 300 schools launch sustainability programs to meet demand for climate-conscious professionals

According to Paul Rowland, executive director of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, nearly 300 sustainability programs were planned or launched by universities and colleges in the past two years.

"What I hear, and I've had conversations with people at Dow, in the wind industry and your typical utility folks," said Rowland, "I would say they agree that they're looking for people with a skill set aimed toward problem solving in teams, across disciplinary boundaries, and are able to understand the classic triple bottom line: economics, but also environmental and social impacts."

Read the article on ClimateWire.