UConnPirg is working to commit UConn to 100% renewable energy by 2050
Our goal is to further our work to join forces with motivated and active students to send the message that we can repower our campuses, communities and the country with 100 percent renewable energy. As hubs of innovation and expertise, colleges are uniquely positioned to do just that -- and some already are. In 2016, we led the charge to get Cornell University to commit to 100 percent renewable energy, and late last year, Boston University’s Board of Trustees voted to commit the university to 100 percent renewable electricity. We’re working on 65 campuses in 19 key states across the country to keep the momentum going...LEARN MORE
Published at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Yale Environment 360 is an online magazine offering opinion, analysis, reporting, and debate on global environmental issues. We feature original articles by scientists, journalists, environmentalists, academics, policy makers, and business people, as well as multimedia content and a daily digest of major environmental news. LEARN MORE
OEP focuses on and pursues excellence in environmental performance and emphasizes sustainability initiatives.
UConn’s Environmental Compliance Office coordinates and manages environmental compliance regulatory requirements applicable to the University’s diverse operational and construction activities. In addition to this enhanced environmental compliance oversight, the Office of Environmental Policy (OEP) continues to direct “green” campus initiatives, energy and water conservation, and environmental literacy....LEARN MORE
The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.
EPA works to ensure that:
• Americans have clean air, land and water;
• National efforts to reduce environmental risks are based on the best available scientific information;
• Federal laws protecting human health and the environment are administered and enforced fairly, effectively and as Congress intended
• Contaminated lands and toxic sites are cleaned up by potentially responsible parties and revitalized
• Chemicals in the marketplace are reviewed for safety.... LEARN MORE