Vanderbilt Climate Change Initiative

  • Vanderbilt students at COP26

    Vanderbilt University signs on to U.N.-backed Race to Zero campaign

    Vanderbilt University, which already has taken significant steps in its commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, has joined the Race to Zero—Universities and Colleges coalition. At the same time, Assistant Professor Leah Dundon and 14 students are participating in international climate change negotiations. Read More

    Nov. 8, 2021

  • Landmark study examines decarbonization of U.S. inland waterways

    Landmark study examines decarbonization of U.S. inland waterways

    Sept. 23 webinar to cover challenges, options for inland fleet A landmark new report by Vanderbilt transportation and environmental engineers looks toward decarbonization of U.S. waterways and evaluates the potential for possible future propulsion technologies and alternative fuels to reduce carbon emissions. The comprehensive study, the first to examine the U.S. inland waterway system through... Read More

    Sep. 7, 2021

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    Students have front-row seat for international climate change negotiations

    As part of its continuing commitment to understanding and combating climate change issues through education and action, Vanderbilt University is now an accredited, official observer of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change. Read More

    Feb. 10, 2020