Environment

Stories

Exploring the underbelly of Chile’s salmon farming industry

May 6, 2024

Kawésqar community members spoke about protecting a marine reserve in Patagonia at a screening of a National Geographic documentary by Alex Muñoz.

Creating bird-friendly buildings — on campus and beyond

April 30, 2024

The Yale Bird-Friendly Building Initiative aims to accelerate the adoption of bird-friendly design to reduce deadly collisions.

Ethiopian church forests, a beacon of hope for environmental conservation

April 26, 2024

Yale’s Council on African Studies celebrated Earth Day 2024 with an afternoon of events centered around the interplay of religion and ecology in Ethiopia.

Student-led study offers fresh insight into animal-ecosystem relationships

April 23, 2024

Novel research led by Yale Ph.D. student Kristy Ferraro shows how plant-fungal associations can mitigate the impact of calving animals on nutrient cycles.

To make greener buildings, try innovating around the edges

April 22, 2024

Three Yale alumni are finding ways to make small but impactful changes to building energy efficiency and offer solutions that aren’t easy to ignore.

President’s Podcast | Secretary John Kerry on the climate crisis

April 21, 2024

In this Earth Day episode, John Kerry ’66 joins President Salovey to discuss his environmental leadership and how to build political will for climate action.

Greater access to clean water, thanks to a better membrane

April 19, 2024

Yale engineers and partners have developed a novel reverse-osmosis membrane that could overcome major barriers to global freshwater access.

New Yale certificate program focuses on clean, equitable energy development

April 11, 2024

Two Yale centers have combined efforts to launch a certificate program aimed at bringing the advantages of clean energy development to marginalized communities.

Harnessing the power of observability may increase climate-friendly actions

April 5, 2024

A team of researchers has found that sharing information about personal efforts to promote sustainability could increase the adoption of green behaviors.

‘Methane Majors’: Climate change, animal agriculture, and the law

April 5, 2024

A new study by the Yale Law, Ethics & Animals Program examines legal challenges to major animal agriculture firms’ contributions to climate change.