Environment

Stories

City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet

September 18, 2018

Karen C. Seto and Meredith Reba (Yale University Press)

Collaboration is key to successful waste diversion efforts

September 18, 2018

Recent waste control efforts like initiatives at the Yale School of Architecture and Yale Health are helping Yale meet its ambitious sustainability goals.

Campus talk will explore research linking data from ice cores and history

September 14, 2018

Desert Research Institute hydrologist Joe McConnell ’82 will vist Yale on Monday, Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. as part of the Yale Nile Initiative Lecture Series.

Yale Farm summer internship gives students a taste for agriculture and more

September 13, 2018

This summer at the Yale Farm, six Lazarus Summer Interns learned about farming, sustainable agriculture, food justice — and the value of a hard day’s work.

Global Climate Action Summit will highlight Yale research on carbon pricing

September 12, 2018

On Sept. 13, the summit hosts “Higher Education Leadership on Carbon Pricing,” which will explore efforts by Yale and others to implement campus carbon pricing.

F&ES sociologist Justin Farrell receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

September 12, 2018

The award will support Farrell’s research on the economic and social impacts of the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy in places like Wyoming.

New Haven Promise inspires new ‘champions’ for the environment

September 11, 2018

At F&ES, a summer internship program is changing how New Haven natives like Johnae McArthur see their world — and themselves.

SOM Insights: Is there reason for optimism on climate change?

September 10, 2018

Yale professor Dan Esty points to hopeful signs of progress on a bottom-up response to climate change in the wake of the Paris Agreement.

Where does our trash go? Study picks through pieces — and value — of waste

September 7, 2018

Recent research by Yale researchers takes a major step in measuring just what is in the more than 200 million tons of waste that are discarded each year.

Campus-wide initiative takes humanities approach to energy and environment

September 6, 2018

A year old, the Environmental Humanities Initiative aims to deepen understanding of how nature, environmental science, culture, and politics are interconnected.