At events on Sept. 29–30, Duke will formally announce the Duke Climate Commitment, uniting the university’s education, research, operations, and public service missions to engage our entire community in the relentless pursuit of climate change solutions.
We’ve got a new name:
Read the announcement. (A new website is under development.)
The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions is merging with the Duke University Energy Initiative to create a new organization: the Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability. Learn more about the merger.
The Nicholas Institute improves environmental policymaking worldwide through objective, fact-based research to confront the climate crisis, clarify the economics of limiting carbon pollution, harness emerging environmental markets, put the value of nature's benefits on the balance sheet, develop adaptive water management approaches, and identify other strategies to attain community resilience.