Environment

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At Yale, new FedEx-supported center to focus on climate change solutions

March 3, 2021

A $100 million gift from FedEx will help fund a new center at Yale University focused on developing natural solutions for reducing atmospheric carbon.

Bernie Krause on saving the music of the wild

February 24, 2021

A musician, ecologist, and author, Krause joins the When We Talk About Animals podcast to discuss the beauty of and perils facing wild soundscapes.

Program on Climate Change Communication helps Facebook debunk climate myths

February 24, 2021

The Yale Program on Climate Change Communication is playing a key role in Facebook’s new initiative to combat the spread of climate change misinformation.

Using landscape connectivity to control deadly mosquito-borne viruses

February 24, 2021

a Yale-led research team has developed a new method to track how yellow fever-spreading mosquitos move through the environment.

What a Dept. of the Interior under Haaland might mean for the environment

February 18, 2021

YSE’s Gerald Torres weighs in on the nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland to lead the Department of the Interior — and to be the first cabinet-level Native American.

Novel perspective: How literature helps us re-think environmental threats

February 15, 2021

Yale’s Cajetan Iheka uses African and other literature in his own classroom — and in his own writing — to inspire new thinking on environmental issues.

Science, climate change, and Arctic amplification

February 12, 2021

Yale oceanographer Mary-Louise Timmermans discusses the loss of sea ice and the role Arctic regions play in addressing climate change.

Student collaboration tracks corporate efforts to curb greenhouse gas

February 10, 2021

Working with a professor, SOM students Daniela Chona and Pete Edmunds co-authored the new report, “Net Zero: The Next Frontier for Corporate Sustainability.”

Kevin Jiang remembered as a person who would ask, ‘How can I help?’

February 9, 2021

During a community vigil, Kevin Jiang, a YSE student killed on Feb. 6, was remembered for his boundless curiosity, his compassion, and his sense of duty.

Returning to global stage, Kerry to remain campus presence

February 9, 2021

Former Secretary of State John Kerry ’66 is leading the Biden administration’s global fight against climate change — and staying close to Old Eli.