Environment

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Yale’s 14 residential colleges launch Sustainability Action Plans

August 20, 2019

Each plan outlines a set of goals and corresponding actions related to climate action, materials and waste, food, health and wellbeing, and more.

Brad Gentry designated the Weyerhaeuser Professor

August 13, 2019

Gentry, an expert in land conservation and conservation finance, was appointed the Frederick K. Weyerhaeuser Professor in the Practice of Forest Resources.

Three faculty members appointed to endowed chairs

August 13, 2019

Bradford S. Gentry, Walter S. Gilliam, and Stephanie Samples O’Malley were appointed to endowed professorships.

Study to examine human-robot collaboration to reduce recycling ‘bottleneck’

August 7, 2019

Yale researchers will explore whether a collaboration between humans and robots can improve the efficiency and profitability of the world’s recycling sector.

Charting an FES dean’s path from backyard gardening to hip-hop forestry

August 6, 2019

The first episode of the School of Forestry’s Heartwood podcast features Assistant Dean of Community and Inclusion Thomas RaShad Easley.

Will marshland keep up with rising seas? Study finds clues in the sediment

August 6, 2019

A new Yale-led study describes a novel process that might provide important insights into the future of these vulnerable coastal ecosystems.

Healthcare industry is a major source of harmful emissions

August 2, 2019

The U.S. healthcare system contributes 10% of the nation’s carbon emissions, contributing to the global public health crisis posed by climate change.

Trees suffered in drought-stricken African savanna

July 30, 2019

South Africa’s savanna trees may be less well-suited to the region’s semi-arid climate than researchers previously assumed, according to a new Yale-led study.

Yale co-authors new publication on U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

July 15, 2019

The online publication highlights the capacity of higher education institutions to support progress on the Sustainable Development Goals.

New Yale online certificate in clean energy opens

July 9, 2019

On July 8, the Yale Center for Business and the Environment opened its new certificate in Financing and Deploying Clean Energy.