Environment

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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.

Living, lush and leafy — YSPH classrooms spring with year-round greenery

May 1, 2019

Four classrooms at 60 College St. have been outfitted with living walls, bringing a green swath of nature into the Yale School of Public Health’s main building.

Historian’s research, teaching gives students a window to an ancient world

April 29, 2019

When it comes to teaching about the link between human history and climate change, no one goes to greater lengths — literally — than Yale’s Joseph Manning.

Spring Salvage finds new homes for no-longer-needed items

April 29, 2019

The Yale Office of Sustainability, in partnership with Yale Facilities and Yale Recycling, will run the 12th annual Spring Salvage program May 1-22.