Environment

Putting value on carbon can lower energy use, campus experiment shows

November 3, 2017

The study found that energy use declined because of increased awareness of such use, competition between buildings, and the higher price of energy.

Gore to Kerry: ‘Political will is a renewable resource'

October 27, 2017

Speaking at Yale, former Vice President Al Gore said that in order to fix the climate crisis, we need to fix the "democracy crisis."

Student-founded Zoni Foods reinvents frozen meals for millennials

October 26, 2017

The fresh-food-based company offers all vegetarian options that can be cooked on the stove in 15 minutes.

Rethinking the private sector's role in disaster relief

October 26, 2017

A Center for Business and the Environment report suggests how the private sector can aid small businesses, which are particularly volunerable after a disaster.

Climate change seed grant winners announced

October 26, 2017

Five student teams received grants througf a new program providing support for innovative ideas to address critical catalysts and solutions for climate change.

Food & community: reflections from the Environmental Solutions Accelerator

October 26, 2017

Yale students gathered to consider environmental challenges faced by New Haven Farms, New Haven Land Trust, and CitySeed's Mobile Market.

Yale-led study to examine health disparities in senior population

October 25, 2017

A research team led by professor Michelle Bell has received a $4 million grant to examine environmental health disparities within the U.S. senior population.

Activist DeChristopher on new directions for the climate justice movement

October 23, 2017

DeChristopher is a climate change activist and co-founder of the environmental group Peaceful Uprising and the Climate Disobedience Center.

Watch sessions from Hixon conference on town-gown sustainability efforts

October 23, 2017

Leaders from universities and municipalities throughout the country talk about their joint sustainability efforts in the first of four conference panels.

Yale Environmental Sustainability Summit to focus on change makers

October 23, 2017

Organized by alumni from around the country, the summit will look at how to work together to create a more sustainable future.