Environment

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Yale and climate change: A world of research

September 19, 2019

Throughout the university, there are faculty, students, and staff fully engaged in analyzing the geophysical forces at play in global warming.

Task force to probe how quickly Yale can achieve net zero carbon emissions

September 19, 2019

President Peter Salovey has formed a task force to review and propose new ambitious and transformative goals for Yale’s Climate Action initiative.

Yale investments director shifts focus to developing climate solutions

September 19, 2019

Dean Takahashi will direct the Yale Carbon Offset Laboratory, a multidisciplinary initiative to develop solutions to the challenge of climate change.

Research on mental health following environmental disasters soaring

September 17, 2019

New research led by YSPH finds that the number of studies on how environmental disasters affect mental health has increased dramatically, with similar findings.

Atlantic Ocean may get a jump start from the other side of the world

September 16, 2019

The climate change-induced slowing of the Atlantic Ocean’s main circulation system may be mitigated thanks to a little help from the Indian Ocean.

A climb for Alex Diekmann ’85

September 5, 2019

The life of the late Diekmann, a tireless conservationist, was celebrated by his Yale Swimming teammates with a climb to the top of a peak named in his honor.

Yale Blue Green hosts discussion on environmental initiatives in Chicago

September 3, 2019

The event covered environmental considerations, from the creation of art out of dead trees to the shortfall of affordable energy-efficient housing in Chicago.

Study illuminates how human activity has transformed the Earth

August 30, 2019

A new study by archaeologists shows that humans were transforming the Earth much earlier than previously thought.

Talk to consider ‘What happens when we start engineering the wild?’

August 26, 2019

Science writer Rowan Jacobsen will speak on “the nature of nature” during a talk at the Whitney Humanities Center on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m.

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.