Columbia Pledges That All Future Campus Construction Will Be Fossil Free
As Climate Week NYC begins, the university explores creating a fully electrified campus. The Columbia Climate School is university partner of the weeklong climate showcase.
September 20, 2021
Columbia University announced today that it will no longer install new fossil fuel connections in any new construction, refresh, or renovation projects. To support this transition, the University will evaluate how to fully electrify the campus by replacing the onsite combustion of fossil fuels with clean, renewable energy sources.