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Center for Environmental Education and Sustainability

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Visit www.wku.edu/cees/.

Organizational Mission:

The CEES works in partnership with WKU and a broad set of stakeholders to provide resources and leadership to advance education for a sustainable future. The Center builds upon existing relationships to create new networks, education programs, and models, through professional development, community service and research. 

Year Founded: 1988

Significant Accomplishments:

For a summary of CEES grants and programs, click here.

“Among the most important issues today are tackling climate change and transitioning rapidly to a new energy economy that is based on conservation, efficiency, and clean energy.  Our Center joined KySEA to be a part of a network of individuals and groups using their combined resources and voice to effect legislative change in Kentucky. We believe all citizens and the Commonwealth will benefit from a clean energy future that will strengthen the  economy, protect the environment, improve health, and create jobs.”

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Randy's run Randy's run

Clay County, Kentucky resident Randy Wilson ran for the board of his electric cooperative on a platform of affordable energy, better energy choices, and good local jobs in 2009. Randy was the first person to oppose a sitting Jackson Energy board member since the co-op was founded in 1938. Before running for office, Randy was an active member of the Kentuckians For the Commonwealth’s Canary Leadership Network carrying a message throughout the region about the need to transition away from coal and towards clean energy.

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