Environment

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Collaborating for climate: inside a design sprint

December 13, 2018

Last month, Tsai CITY’s OpenLab joined the global conversation on climate change as part of the United Nations’ Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Missing the forest: NYC forest inventory paints unexpected picture

December 11, 2018

There are still forests in New York City, and not only in Central Park. A new study reveals that the forests of New York are largely native and healthy.

Yale Environmental Dialogue aims to inform public debate and policy

December 10, 2018

The initiative, which aims to inject new energy into the national conversation about sustainability, recently hosted the first in a series of national events.

Conference speakers propose holistic approach to conserving culture, nature

December 7, 2018

The “Culture in Crisis,” Conference, held at the University of Pretoria, was co-hosted by Yale’s Global Cultural Heritage Initiatives and other global partners.

Cities don’t share environmental benefits and burdens equally

December 3, 2018

According to innovative research by Data-Driven Yale, poorer neighborhoods in cities worldwide take on a disproportionate share of environmental burdens.

Alumni seek students’ insights into Raise Green crowdfunding platform

November 29, 2018

The co-founders of a crowdsourcing investment platform for renewable energy projects are turning to Yale students to brainstorm ways to reach future customers.

The judge and the frog: Student takes expertise to Supreme Court

November 29, 2018

Dual-degree student Katie Bleau was in front of SCOTUS on one of the more important moments in its recent history — but not for the reason you think.

Taking on the challenges of sustainable clinical care at YNNH

November 28, 2018

Almost a third of a hospital’s waste comes from the OR. At Yale New Haven Hospital, the Perioperative Sustainability Team is working to make a positive impact.

SOM Insights: Can green banks scale clean energy?

November 27, 2018

Richard Kauffman ’83 explains how the New York Green Bank has made possible $1.5 billion in clean energy projects that wouldn’t otherwise have happened.

Yale releases report on Yale scholarship and sustainable development

November 20, 2018

According to a report by the Yale Office of Sustainability, 44% of the teaching and research at Yale relates to at least two Sustainable Development Goals.