From published works by or including members of our community to reports on carbon neutrality and Middlebury’s ecological footprint, this page contains publications chronicling our sustainability efforts over the past 20 years.
The Key to Sustainability
Fall 2015. Graphic novel given to all incoming freshmen of the classes of 2019 and 2020
Climate Action Implementation Plan
2008. Climate Action Plan to guide institutional and departmental efforts to address carbon neutrality and climate change.
Higher Education for Sustainability: Cases, Challenges, and Opportunities from across the Curriculum
Edited by Lucas F. Johnston (2013). Includes the chapter “Shaping Sustainability at Furman and Middlebury: Emergent and Adaptive Curricular Models.” Cowriters include Nan Jenks-Jay, dean of environmental affairs, and Jack Byrne, director of sustainability integration at Middlebury. View publication.
The Business of Sustainability: Trends, Policies, Practices, and Stories of Success
Edited by Scott G. McNall, James C. Hershauer, and George Basile (2011). Includes a chapter by Nan Jenks-Jay, dean of environmental affairs, and Jack Byrne, director of sustainability integration at Middlebury. View publication.
The Green Campus: Meeting the Challenge of Environmental Sustainability
Edited by Walter Simpson (2008). Includes a chapter by Nan Jenks-Jay, dean of environmental affairs at Middlebury. View publication.
Carbon Neutrality by 2016 Update
Middlebury’s EcoFoot: An Analysis of Middlebury College’s Ecological Footprint
Environmental Economics 265 report analyzing Middlebury’s 2005 footprint due to heating oil, transportation oil, and food. Prepared by Tamara Jacobi, Adam Lovell, Julia McKinnon, and Chip Sherwood. Spring 2006.
Carbon Neutrality at Middlebury College: A Compilation of Potential Objectives and Strategies to Minimize Campus Climate Impact
Environmental studies winter term course report for the Carbon Reduction Initiative. Prepared by John Hanley, Kelly Slack, Jeffrey Wetter, David Wright, Brendan Bechtel, Bryan Costa, Sarah Goodwin, Suzanne Nagi, Morgan Byrne, Gabriel Epperson, Andrea Hamre, Sarah Jones, Charles Acher, Victor Guzik, and Lauren Throop. Winter 2003.
Carbon Reduction Initiative Proposal
Environmental Council proposal for the creation of a Carbon Reduction Initiative for Middlebury College. Fall 2002.