Notre Dame Initiatives

  1. Environmental Change Initiative


    Our research provides solutions to society’s complex environmental challenges to minimize the trade-offs between human welfare and environmental health.

  2. GreeND


    GreeND was started by five students in March of 2007 to serve as a student organization focusing on energy and environmental issues on campus.

  3. McGrath Institute for Church Life - Climate Change Curriculum Resources


    The McGrath Institute for Church Life has developed curriculum resources to assist high school educators in enhancing students' understanding of the scientific and moral aspects of climate change.

  4. ND Energy


    ND Energy researchers make new discoveries, scientific advancements, and technological breakthroughs that empower students and faculty to innovate, educate, and influence the world toward a more sustainable energy future.

  5. Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative


    The Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN) aims to help private and public sectors prioritize climate adaptation, ultimately lowering risk and enhancing readiness.

  6. Office of Sustainability


    Notre Dame recognizes its responsibility to conserve the natural environment while promoting long-term economic and social justice for all members of society.

  7. College of Science

    Sustainability Studies


    Sustainability lies at the intersection of humanities, sciences, and social sciences.

  8. Center for Civic Innovation

    Urban Environmental Sustainability and Resilience


    The Center for Civic Innovation supports research that contributes to our understanding of planning and developing sustainable, resilient urban areas.

  9. Notre Dame Stories

    Vatican and Notre Dame host third Dialogue on Energy Transition


    The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and the University of Notre Dame convened the third Vatican Dialogue on Energy Transition on Sept. 2 and 3.