Concerned About Your School’s Impact on the Environment?
Join many school district officials, teachers, and students to stop global warming and save money by taking money saving actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Schools
Toolkit is a one-stop-shop to help school district officials, teachers, and students save money and protect the climate. Tools in the Schools Toolkit:
Money Saving Actions
Learn about no/low-cost actions school district officials, teachers, and students can take to save money in areas of energy and water efficiency, transportation, purchasing, building, recycling and green energy.
Discover financial resources for your school. Many utilities and other organizations offer incentives like rebates, grants, and low interest loans to implement climate-friendly actions.
Climate Calculators for Schools
Use different tools to calculate the amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) produced by your school. Access calculators and modeling tools to estimate GHG emission reductions from your actions, district actions and student actions.
Case Studies for Schools
Find out how California schools have profitably and successfully reduced their climate impact.
Climate Curriculum & Getting Kids Involved
Learn how to teach students about climate change and get them involved in the classroom. Help students learn what changes they can make to protect the environment.
Find out about a few programs designed to evaluate and rate the energy efficiency and environmental performance of schools.
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