Yale President Richard Levin explains his plan to make his university the greenest in the United States.
Photo: Michael Marsland / Yale University
Yale student volunteers work in the school’s organic garden
By Arlene Getz
Jan. 26, 2007 – Global warming is one of the most-talked-about topics in Davos this year. But for many gathered in the Swiss mountain town for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, mere talk isn’t enough. “We cannot wait for our governments to act,” Yale President Richard Levin told delegates on Thursday. “Large organizations with the power to act independently should take matters into their own hands and begin to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions now.”