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Yale launches ‘Pay-As-You-Throw’ pilot program

January 14, 2019

The program, which will charge locations on campus based on how much waste they produce, will advance the university’s goals around waste management.

Research reveals strategies for combating science misinformation

January 14, 2019

Public inoculation, legal strategies, political mechanisms, and financial transparency may effectively combat scientific misinformation on climate change.

Event to explore keywords in environmental humanities

January 14, 2019

“Keywords in the Environmental Humanities” will take place on Jan. 16, 4:15-5:15 p.m. at the Whitney Humanities Center. The talk is free and open to the public.

Online certificate at Yale prepares professionals to join the clean economy

January 10, 2019

The Financing and Deploying Clean Energy certificate program will help to give members of the Yale community the tools they need to fight climate change.

SOM Insights: It’s past time to decarbonize the economy

January 10, 2019

As part of SOM's “Big Issues” course, Professor Douglas Kysar of Yale Law School discusses what it will mean to begin grappling with climate change in...

Looking for balance between conservation and development in Africa

January 7, 2019

Helen Gichohi, this year's McCluskey Visiting Fellow in Conservation, is at F&ES researching environmental threats posed by the continent's...

Students honored for leadership in conservation and wildlife science

January 4, 2019

F&ES students Andy Lee ’19 M.E.Sc. and Kimi Zamuda ’19 M.E.Sc. have been awarded the MK McCarthy-RW Worth Scholarship for Leadership in Conservation...

Alumni startup counters coral loss with world’s first land-based coral farm

January 4, 2019

Half the world’s coral has been lost to human-made causes. Coral Vita, founded by alumni Sam Teicher and Gator Halpern, aims to reverse the trend.

YaleNews looks back on 2018

December 19, 2018

Over the course of 2018, YaleNews published more than 1,200 stories — from news of awards and honors to groundbreaking discoveries, campus events and much more.

Climate players: Animals can swing a landscape’s capacity to store carbon

December 18, 2018

In a new study, Yale researchers argue that the influence of wild animals on a landscape’s environment must be considered in developing any carbon-cycle models.