Environment

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How inland waters ‘breathe’ carbon — and what it means for global systems

April 24, 2019

A new Yale study reveals important insights into the factors that influence the release of greenhouse gases from rivers and streams.

Green Careers, Women Leaders introduces students to environmental pathways

April 16, 2019

Hosted by Yale Environmental Women, the recent Green Careers, Women Leaders event welcomed 20 young women from local high schools and the homeschool community.

SOM Insights: What is water worth?

April 15, 2019

Julie Zimmerman, a professor of green engineering, recently joined an SOM class to explore the complex issues surrounding water scarcity, energy, and climate.

Connecting the environment and the church: Nathan Empsall ’19 M.Div.

April 8, 2019

Empsall is one of six dual-degree students at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Yale Divinity School.

The complicated future of offshore wind power in the United States

April 4, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy has laid out an ambitious plan to grow the U.S. offshore wind sector. Yale research suggests it might not be as easy as it seems.

Student-run Environmental Film Festival at Yale kicks off this week

April 2, 2019

The 11th annual festival — a showcase of cutting-edge films about the world’s most important environmental and social issues — begins this Wednesday, April 3.

Yale implements smart irrigation systems to reduce landscaping water usage

April 1, 2019

Thanks to weather-based automated technology, irrigation systems on campus now adjust their schedule based on how much rain is in the forecast.

Vox writer to be the guest at Branford College tea

March 28, 2019

Climate journalist David Roberts will speak as a Poynter Fellow on Monday, April 1 during a Branford College tea at 4 p.m. in the Branford College Common Room.

Business faculty survey finds support for urgent action on climate change

March 20, 2019

In a new survey, Global Network for Advanced Management faculty members overwhelmingly agree that climate change should be incorporated into core MBA curricula.

Fishing for fun, not food: study takes stock of recreational fishing impact

March 19, 2019

A new paper argues that leaders and fishing organizations must recognize the growing role of recreational fishing and the pressures it places on fish stocks.