Climate Action

A lot goes on behind the scenes to power Yale’s endeavors. Click on the images below to learn how the Yale community is taking strides to mitigate climate change and proactively adapt to its impacts through scholarship and operations.

The F&ES course, "Cities in Hot Water," enabled students to develop practical responses to the biophysical threats and social impacts of climate change in the city of New Haven. Their policy recommendations were used in the city's Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Additional Resources

In Case You Were Wondering…

How can I lower my office carbon footprint?

  • Only use the lights you need. If you’re using your computer you may not need your office lights on too.
  • Bring your lunch, or walk to the local eatery instead of driving.
  • Read more ideas from the Carbon Fund!