Environment

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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.

Ecology and equity – an interview with Rob Nixon

March 27, 2024

Ahead of his Tanner Lectures on April 3 and 4, environmental humanities scholar Rob Nixon discusses his approach to the concept of environmental justice.

Campus as lab: At Malone center, Yale taps into a ‘zero-carbon’ future

March 26, 2024

A historic renovation at Yale’s Malone Engineering Center marks a key first step in the development of a new networked geothermal exchange system.

Yale SOM announces new Sustainability Action Plan, steered by students

March 25, 2024

Watch for solar panels, reduced waste, and increased awareness of energy use in Evans Hall, the home of the Yale School of Management.

NASA’s Goddard Institute director to join opening of campus art exhibition

March 22, 2024

Opening March 27, a new Yale ISM exhibition “Biophilia: In Excelsis” will showcase the work of 22 artists focused on the theme of “sacred ecosystems.”

Spring events celebrate ISM’s 50th anniversary at Yale

March 22, 2024

The Institute of Sacred Music is hosting concerts, talks, and a hymn festival this term to commemorate its half-century on campus.

The economic consequences of climate change: A Q&A with William Nordhaus

March 21, 2024

Author and Nobel laureate William Nordhaus discusses the key findings and implications of new research on how we model the costs of climate change.

Climate change threatens resilience of Sri Lankan rainforests

March 20, 2024

A long-term study found that climate change may be altering the resilience of Sri Lankan rainforests, turning them from carbon sinks to carbon sources.