Environmental Gateway

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.

Pace University Environmental Gateway is maintained by Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies.

News, Events, and Announcements

What’s all the Buzz about Pollinators?
The Conservation Café will host a talk on pollinators Friday, Oct. 14, from 8:30AM - 10:30AM in Pace University’s Kessel Multipurpose room. Speakers include Greg Wechgelaer, Senior Naturalist & Apiarist at the Greenburgh Nature Center, Shaun McCoshum, Preserve Manager & Educator at Westchester Land Trust, and Lori Fontanes, co-head of the Rye Healthy Yard Program. The event is free. Pre-register at pollinator_conservationcafe.eventbrite.com.

Power of Possibility: Birth of a Movement, Rebirth of Our Waterways
Marc Yaggi,  Executive Director of Waterkeeper Alliance will deliver the Haub School of Law Gilbert and Sarah Kerlin Lecture on Environmental Law on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 5:00 pm.  In this inspirational speech, Marc Yaggi shares a moving story about birth and rebirth, the power of citizen action, and the power of possibility, with a roadmap of how citizens can seize and control the destiny of their communities and waterways around the world.  Free and open to the public.

Pace welcomes its inaugural MA in Environmental Policy class  
This semester, Pace welcomed the inaugural class of the Master of Arts in Environmental Policy. The forty-five credit curriculum emphasizes classroom-based skill development, training in the practical policy arts, and experiential learning taught by recognized experts and practitioners in the field. These students will go on to work in positions in government, non-profit and corporate institutions, tackling today’s most pressing environmental issues like climate change, water depletion and pollution, sustainable food supplies and wildlife conservation. For more information, visit the MEP website.

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.

Dot Earth

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.