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Center for Environmental Education and Sustainability

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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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Energy Efficient Affordable Housing Helps Families Thrive Energy Efficient Affordable Housing Helps Families Thrive

People's Self Help Housing has been providing affordable housing opportunities to families in Lewis County since 1982. PSHH knows that "affordability" is defined by more than just the mortgage. If a home is energy inefficient, the utility bills become too high for a low-income family to afford. As a result, PSHH has long-built highly energy efficient homes, helping the families they serve to thrive. PSHH has also recently built some of the first affordable homes in the region with renewable energy systems. Given that so many low-income KY families live in energy inefficient homes, combining affordability, efficiency and renewable energy is a recipe for success that benefits everyone.

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