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Educating and empowering the Duke community to create a more sustainable future through social, economic, and environmental change on our campus and beyond.

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Duke Research Brings Far-Off Carbon Offset Closer to Home

Duke Research Brings Far-Off Carbon Offset Closer to Home

November 5, 2021

Duke University’s continued path to net carbon neutrality by 2024 now includes a Duke research-driven investment in helping preserve coastal habitats more than 4,000 miles from Durham, on the western coast of Africa. 

Duke Pond Earns National Landscape Design Honor

October 18, 2021
American Society of Landscape Architects lauds six-year old pond for function and beauty

Novel Renewable Natural Gas Partnership Will Move Duke Toward Carbon Neutrality

July 7, 2021

Duke University has taken another step toward its goal of achieving carbon neutrality by entering into a partnership to receive renewable natural gas beginning in early 2022.

The partnership with South Carolina-based renewable natural gas developer GreenGasUSA will involve vegetable waste that is currently decomposing in lagoons and is emitting gaseous methane directly into the atmosphere.

Executive Summaries of Trustee Strategic Task Force Reports Available

June 29, 2021
Task forces made recommendations on climate change and sustainability, celebrating the university’s centennial in 2024, and community engagement between Duke and Durham.

Annual Reports

How to Become a Green Devil - Students

How to Become a Green Devil - Staff and Faculty