Environment

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Yale co-authors new publication on U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

July 15, 2019

The online publication highlights the capacity of higher education institutions to support progress on the Sustainable Development Goals.

New Yale online certificate in clean energy opens

July 9, 2019

On July 8, the Yale Center for Business and the Environment opened its new certificate in Financing and Deploying Clean Energy.

Yale and MIT researchers study water quality, oil and gas drilling in Ohio

June 20, 2019

As part of the WATer and Energy Resources Study, the researchers will investigate the impact of fracking on groundwater and human health.

Yale researchers partner with state in India to reduce harmful emissions

June 5, 2019

Collaborating with Yale’s Economic Growth Center, the Indian state of Gujarat has launched the first ever emissions trading system for particulate pollution.

Water scarcity and inflexible demand puts world’s river basins at risk

June 4, 2019

A new analysis of global water usage, co-authored by Yale’s Julie Zimmerman, expands research on where carbon is embedded in the global energy infrastructure.

Keeping it in the family: F&ES alum helps underserved landowners

May 23, 2019

Land ownership laws often leave American families vulnerable to loss of property and rightful inheritance. Tes Myrie ’19 M.F. is trying to change that.

School of Forestry & Environmental Studies celebrates its Class of 2019

May 21, 2019

The 157 members of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies’ Class of 2019 received their diplomas May 20 during the university’s Commencement.

Yale eliminates single-use plastic water bottles at Commencement 2019

May 17, 2019

In an effort to limit waste this year, Yale is eliminating 11,000 single-use bottles from the university’s Commencement celebration.

Math helps predict where trees cluster

May 13, 2019

Where trees cluster in the world’s savannas is not determined by environmental influences, but follows distinct patterns that can be mathematically described.

Many more amphibian species at risk of extinction than previously thought

May 6, 2019

Alongside a UN report declaring one million species at risk of extinction, new research singles out extinction risk predictions for 2,200 amphibian species.