Environment

Stories

When it comes to smartphone lifespan, brand name matters more than hardware

October 23, 2018

Many smartphones are replaced while they still work — especially those with less brand cache — reducing their lifespan and increasing environmental footprint.

Yale’s Hazari part of national report on greenhouse gas research priorities

October 22, 2018

The report urges government and private industry to invest in research and development of carbon utilization technologies such as mineralization.

Scholar calls for end to ‘colonial’ system in tribal energy industries

October 9, 2018

Native peoples continue to be exploited by the legacy of colonialism, scholar Andrew Curley, a member of the Navajo Nation, said during a campus talk Oct. 9.

Conference to explore benefits of wildlife, heritage conservation in Africa

October 9, 2018

Yale will participate in the event at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, hosted by the Global Consortium for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage.

Bug love: Alumna Aly Moore is getting more people to eat insects

October 9, 2018

Alumna, entrepreneur, and “Bugible” blogger Aly Moore ’14 B.A. is on a mission to make edible insects mainstream, one bug and wine pairing at a time.

Climate in Motion: Science, Empire, and the Problem of Scale

October 8, 2018

Deborah R. Coen, professor of history (University of Chicago Press)

Yale Explores brings New Haven, interdisciplinary collaboration to Philly

October 5, 2018

“Planetary Health: Safeguarding Human Health and the Natural Systems on Which It Depends” was the theme of the first Yale Explores event of the 2018-2019 year.

Yale to host climate-induced migration and displacement conference

October 1, 2018

A two-day conference titled “Climate-Induced Displacement: Legal Opportunities and Challenges” will be hosted at the MacMillan Center on Oct. 12-13.

Celebrate Sustainability Week to focus on ‘Healthy Yale, Healthy Planet’

October 1, 2018

Celebrate Sustainability Week, Oct. 8-12, will feature tree-plantings, nature walks, Yale Farm workdays, a wellness bazaar, clothing and book swaps, and more.

Rwanda and Yale partner to advance sustainable development, conservation

September 28, 2018

The partnership is a part of President Salovey’s Yale Africa Initiative to forge new, meaningful partnerships with African nations and institutions.