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Yale ISM launches Religion, Ecology, and Expressive Culture Initiative

January 30, 2023

The initiative will connect scholars, artists, and practitioners linking religion, ritual, and the arts to the non-human world and ongoing ecological crises.

Evaluating terms Americans use to refer to ‘carbon emissions’

January 30, 2023

Yale’s Program on Climate Change Communication investigates how Americans interpret and respond to different terms for emissions that cause global warming.

YSE economist key in effort to ‘put nature on the country’s balance sheet’

January 23, 2023

Eli Fenichel played a critical role in developing a new national strategy to better understand nature’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

Yale honors young scientist who was the subject of police complaint

January 23, 2023

Nine-year-old Bobbi Wilson was the subject of an alleged racial profiling incident while trying to rid the invasive spotted lanternfly from her neighborhood.

Nyeema C. Harris to address how MLK Jr.’s work engineered ecosystems

January 12, 2023

Yale’s Nyeema Harris will discuss Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy as an ecosystem engineer — someone who made long-lasting impactful change within a system.

Many at-risk coastal nursing homes are under-prepared for hurricanes

January 10, 2023

A new, Yale School of Medicine-led study finds that a significant number of coastal facilities may be inadequately prepared for hurricane-related inundation.

Is ‘fear’ driving bias in environmental scholarship?

January 10, 2023

Yale School of the Environment researchers explore the need for conservationists to address negative human histories and place-based bias in their research.

Challenges facing tribes in conservation and co-management of land

January 4, 2023

Yale School of the Environment lecturer Pat Gonzales-Rogers discusses how to protect and sustain hundreds of millions of acres of Indigenous and public lands.

What’s next? ISPS examines implications of 2022 midterm election

December 22, 2022

An online panel of Yale political scientists, joined by data guru David Shor, delved into the results and policy implications of November’s midterm elections.

National Heat Vulnerability Index reveals hot spot neighborhoods

December 21, 2022

An interactive map developed by Yale researchers tracks the heat vulnerability of neighborhoods to reveal disparities in heat-related illness.