University Sustainability News Roundup- November 2016

Here's a roundup of recent news on sustainability initiatives at universities across the country

University Sustainability News Roundup 
November 2016

Here's a roundup of articles on interesting sustainability news and initiatives at universities across the country.

Sustainability is still not a priority for Higher Education
The EUAC: The latest report by the EUAC finds only a quarter of respondents in tertiary education view sustainability as a strategic priority.
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Green Gown Awards 2016 winners announced
University Business: The 12th Green Gown Awards 2016 took place at the beginning of November. The awards were a celebration of remarkable sustainability initiatives, starring 21 Winners and 26 Highly Commended entries from 115 finalists representing 1.5 million students and 240,000 staff. 
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Going green at Nottingham Trent University
University Business: Independent auditors have awarded Nottingham Trent University a gold award for sustainability
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Warning the next generation about climate change
University Business:  Aston University and Birmingham City University have joined forces to educate the next generation on climate change by welcoming 2,500 second-year undergraduate students to an event with speakers from science, media and politics.
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UK universities struggling to reach 2020 emissions target
Edie: Despite progress being made to tackle carbon emissions in the higher education sector, universities are still struggling to achieve collective 2020 reduction pledges, according to the latest Brite Green Higher Education Sector Carbon Progress Report.
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