The Journal News Commends Pace’s Environmental Endeavors

Pace University devotes an entire website to the environment. There you can find information about sustainability practices across Pace’s New York City and Westchester campuses, whether its use of energy and water, its green buildings and landscaping or student initiatives.

Journal News: Colleges, students embrace ‘green’ spirit . . . Pace University’s environmental endeavors are extensive enough that it devotes an entire website to them: Pace University Environmental Gateway.

There you can find information about sustainability practices across Pace’s New York City and Westchester campuses, whether its use of energy and water, its green buildings and landscaping or student initiatives.
There are sections on degree programs, international opportunities, internships and clinics and student organizations. The site is maintained by the Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies.
. . . Pace has signed onto New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s PlaNYC, his initiative to green New York City by reducing carbon emissions 30 percent by 2030.
Pace is striving to reduce its greenhouse gases in 10 years, said Michelle Land, the director of the Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies. It has already cut its emissions 5 percent since 2007.

“Environmental health is so critical to human health,” Land said. “They just go hand in hand so there’s that recognition that those things have to be addressed in the most innovative way possible.”

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