New grants support 23 Yale projects tackling climate, biodiversity threats

May 4, 2023

Yale’s Planetary Solutions Project has awarded seed grants to 23 new proposals. A showcase event featuring last year’s seed grant projects is set for May 8.

Designer Stella McCartney discusses sustainability and future of fashion

May 3, 2023

McCartney, a designer and climate activist, joined former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi ’80 M.P.P.M. for a talk about combatting the industry’s high carbon emissions.

Challenging environmental scholars to reckon with biases

May 2, 2023

Gabriel Gadsden’s prize-winning research on “social-ecological landscapes of fear” examines how negative human histories can limit scientific lines of inquiry.

Humidity may increase heat risk in urban climates

April 26, 2023

As cities come under increased heat stress with rising global temperatures, a new Yale study finds that urban humid heat can add additional risks.

‘There is no textbook’: Biochem course confronts the climate challenge

April 25, 2023

A novel course shows Yale undergrads that all climate-related problems can be viewed through the lens of biochemistry — and challenges them to find solutions.

YSE students travel far and wide for spring field research

April 21, 2023

Research sites ranging from Wyoming to Portugal offered new perspectives to YSE students in their pursuit of achieving a more equitable and sustainable future.

Cultivating sustainability and community at Yale’s West Campus Farm

April 20, 2023

What is being grown at the Yale West Campus Farm in nearby Orange, Connecticut? In brief: fruits, vegetables, and community.

Survey shows strong knowledge of sustainability — and a desire to do more

April 20, 2023

A survey of Yale’s campus community finds a desire to deepen the university’s commitment — both in campus operations and leadership on climate solutions.

Capturing carbon for a healthier planet

April 20, 2023

Two years in, the Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture is shaping the fight to mitigate climate change.

President’s Podcast: Producing clean water

April 20, 2023

For Earth Day, professor Menachem Elimelech and President Peter Salovey discuss the development of technologies that make sea and municipal wastewater potable.