Yale Earth Week 2021

    Join us in celebrating Yale Earth Week 2021 from April 19th-23rd. Explore earthweek.yale.edu for hundreds of new opportunities for learning, connecting, and action by and for the Yale community.


    New principles regarding fossil fuels to guide Yale’s endowment

    The Yale Board of Trustees last week approved a new set of ethical investment principles (PDF) to guide the university’s decisions concerning companies producing fossil fuels.


    At Yale, new FedEx-supported center to focus on climate change solutions

    A $100 million gift from FedEx will help fund a new center at Yale University focused on developing natural solutions for reducing atmospheric carbon.


    Yale Achieves Emissions Reduction Goal

    Since 2005, Yale has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 43% — meeting the sustainability goals set that year — through consistent investments in central utility systems, buildings, energy, and carbon offsets.


    Sustainable Food Systems Explained

    Experts Kristin Reynolds and Mark Bomford discuss important concepts and controversies in advancing sustainable food systems locally and globally.


Working toward a Yale where sustainability is seamlessley integrated into the scholarship and operations of the university, contributing to its social, environmental, and financial excellenceand positioning Yale as a local and global leader.

Yale Experts Explain

Healthy Forests Explained

Forestry experts Dr. Mark Ashton and Dr. Joseph Orefice explain the threats to our forests and the solutions we can all be a part of. 

Environmental Justice Explained

Environmental justice scholars Dr. Dorceta Taylor and Dr. Gerald Torres talk about the link between social justice and environmental health, and how we cannot move forward without addressing both. 

From the Blog

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Earth Day Activities for Kids

Earth Day is significant in that it welcomes individuals - kids included - to take small steps in their daily lives to become stewards of the earth.

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