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Unity College is all about making life real. Real people doing real things that make a real difference. So, we invite you to be part of our active and environmentally aware community. The blogs listed below are hosted by Unity faculty, staff, students. Read, comment, and engage in conversation that will take you from Maine to the tropics of Dominica.

Unity College Sustainability Monitor
Monday, December 15, 2014 - 1:38 PM

De-mystifying Heat Pumps

(save 50% on heating and cooling costs and get a $500 rebate from Efficiency Maine

Office of Sustainability, Unity College

December 15, 2014

What is a heat pump? Your refrigerator is a heat pump. It moves heat from inside the unit to the outside,...

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 9:48 AM

I found out today (for reasons I do not wish to tell the public) I will be leaving California soon. Which means I will be free to explore the job world. I can go wherever I want to go and apply to my dream job, finally! My first thought was back to Africa and my second thought was back to Hawaii, but when I think about it, why does it have to be somewhere I have already gone. My options are unlimited, I just have to research what all is out there. I really would love to find work in the...

Sustainability Thought and Deed
Tuesday, December 09, 2014 - 6:43 AM
Excerpted from the Guardian, written by Dr Jem Bendell, professor of Sustainability Leadership at the University of Cumbria:

"Instead of a focus on heroes with great traits, to develop sustainability leadership we should enhance our understanding of how to develop leaderful groups, where senior role holders act as hosts not heroes, and enable leadership to emerge from within the group. It means insights on group facilitation, group dynamics, system change and personal...