Sustainability

As an essential part of our historic mission to foster knowledge and love of God, Yale Divinity School is committed to teaching, research, and operations that advance a vision for sustainable, responsible living. View the full Sustainability Action Plan (pdf) for more information.

May 11, 2022
The YDS Dean’s Advisory Council, joined by Yale President Peter Salovey, members of the George and Carol Bauer family, and the design team for the School’s Living Village,...
April 28, 2022
By Betsy Painter ‘22 M.A.R. From whose womb did the ice come forth, and who has given birth to the frost of heaven? —Job 38:29 The snowy poles of Planet Earth depict the...
April 13, 2022
By Pressley Peters As the threat of climate change grows more urgent, Yale Divinity School is showing the world one way to confront it. Through the creation of a regenerative...
December 15, 2021
Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, Co-Directors of the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology, have developed and launched a new series of free online courses on “Religions and...
November 15, 2021
Following fundraising success and project approval by the Yale Corporation, Yale Divinity School is moving ahead with design and construction of its history-making Living...
October 12, 2021
By Emily L. Judd ’19 M.A.R. Every religious leader has a moral duty to preach on the climate crisis, says author and activist Jim Antal ‘78 M.Div.,   In an interview for the...
October 8, 2021
BY ISABELLE QIAN & ALEX ORI Yale Daily News Following student advocacy, Yale Divinity School will now pledge to dim or turn off all nonessential lights during fall and...
Connecting the environment and the church: Nathan Empsall ’19 M.Div.
April 5, 2019
Nathan Empsall ’19 M.Div. is one of six dual-degree students at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Yale Divinity School, where he is also earning a...
August 6, 2018
By Emily L. Judd ‘18 M.A.R. For Yale Divinity School, “salvation” has taken on an additional meaning: saving the planet. The School is on track to reach a set of very...

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