Welcome to the Pace University Environmental Gateway, a University-wide resource that is your gateway to the diverse environmental offerings throughout Pace's schools and campuses. This website provides information and links to Pace University's environmental degrees, courses, publications, institutes, international programs and student-focused opportunities.
News, Events, and Announcements
Save the Date: Beyond the Classroom
The Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities will be hosting its annual conference, Beyond the Classroom: A symposium to support, promote and feature student research on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Marist College. More information at www.environmentalconsortium.org.
Save the Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017
Water Cooperation and Conflict will convene experts and practitioners from the public, academic and private sectors to discuss collaborative problem-solving strategies for the protection and sharing of water resources, ranging from transboundary conflicts, to local water scarcity, to watershed management. More information at www.pace.edu/dyson/resilience.
Pace has been awarded a NSF grant to "save NY Harbor"
Pace University has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to launch the next phase of its Smart and Connected Communities program to “bring to underserved city schools the research tools and field training to design a new future for New York Harbor.” Read the full press release here.
More Environmental News
Animal Rights Blawg
The Animal Rights Blawg focuses on animal law, ethics and policy. It provides a forum for community and collegiality as well as debate and the exchange of ideas. It was co-founded by Pace Law professors David N. Cassuto.
Do you believe water pollution is illegal? Cage-free hens are contented animals? Climate change is threatening the U.S. with more hurricanes? Says who? Based on what? Join the conversation on EarthDesk, the blog of Dyson College Institute for Sustainability and the Environment.
GreenLaw is the weblog of Pace University School of Law’s top-ranked environmental law program and aims to provide information, context, and commentary on current events and developments in the field of environmental law. Authored by professors and scholars with specialized expertise in the various aspects of environmental law, GreenLaw covers a broad array of topics – ranging widely from energy usage, sustainability, environmental degradation, climate change, and water shortages to protection mechanisms, targeted initiatives, and new legal developments.
Andrew Revkin, Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding at Pace Academy, and Dot Earth blogger for The New York Times, is one of the most influential and respected reporters on the environment. He is the first two-time recipient of the National Academies Communication Award.
Committees and Memberships
GreenPace Sustainability Committee
GreenPace comprises programs and projects stemming from Pace's Sustainability Committee. Initiatives span across campuses and schools. Faculty, staff, and administrators are collectively working to green Pace.
Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities
Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies spearheaded the formation of the Environmental Consortium in 2004, and continues to serve as its headquarters. Directed by Michelle Land, the Consortium's mission is to harness higher education’s intellectual and physical resources to advance regional, ecosystem-based environmental research, teaching, and learning with a special emphasis on the greater Hudson-Mohawk River watershed.
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
Pace University is a member of AASHE - the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
All members of the Pace community are encouraged to establish an individual account and subscribe to the AASHE Bulletin, a free weekly e-newsletter with latest news, resources, opportunities, and events related to campus sustainability.
National Council for Science and the Environment
The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the scientific basis for environmental decision-making.
NCSE specializes in programs that foster collaboration between the diverse institutions and individuals creating and using environmental knowledge, including research, education, environmental, and business organizations as well as governmental bodies at all levels.
Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management
The Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (LHPRISM) is one of eight regional partnerships in the state of New York.
LHPRISM protects the rich, native biodiversity of the Lower Hudson Valley by focusing on priority targets for conservation and delivers education that communicates the positive impacts of invasive species management on ecosystems.