Environment

By 5:1 ratio, Americans think global warming is happening, survey finds

April 19, 2018

The survey, co-led by Yale researchers, also reports that 58 percent of Americans believe that global warming is mostly human-caused, among other findings.

A student team tackles Indonesia’s trash problem

April 11, 2018

Jesse Dubow ’19 shares her experience addressing Indonesia’s notorious waste management problem as part of Yale SOM’s Global Social Entrepreneurship course.

Donation campaign encourages students to declutter and destress

April 11, 2018

The initiative encouraged students to reduce clutter by taking stock of their space, deciding what they really wanted to keep, and donating the rest to charity.

Scientist, writer, and filmmaker explore climate change and health at YSPH

April 6, 2018

Anthony Costello, Laurie Garrett, and Aaron Wolf separately discussed the threat of climate change during events at the Yale School of Public Health on April 4.

Does metal use slow when a country’s wealth grows? Maybe not, study shows

April 4, 2018

A Yale-led study of 43 large economies shows that GDP remains closely linked with metal use as affluence grows, contrary to theories of increased thrift.

Yale to host electric vehicle test drive event

March 29, 2018

DRIVE CLEAN Connecticut, along with state and campus partners, will host an Electric Vehicle Ride-and-Drive on Tuesday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lineup revealed for 10th annual Environmental Film Festival at Yale

March 28, 2018

The acclaimed festival will be held in New Haven from April 4 to 7 and will open with Jon Shenk and Bonni Cohen’s “An Inconvenient Sequel.”

Environmental writer Paul Greenberg to speak about ‘The Omega Principle’

March 27, 2018

Paul Greenberg, a bestselling author who focuses on environmental issues, will speak at Yale on Thursday, March 29 as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism.

Wired columnist to discuss ‘Farming, Antibiotics and the Future of Meat’

March 22, 2018

Maryn McKenna, columnist at Wired and senior fellow at Brandeis’s Schuster Institute, will speak at Yale on Tuesday, March 27, as a Poynter Fellow.

Workshop to address the environmental footprint of clinical care

March 21, 2018

A first-of-its-kind workshop on environmental sustainability in clinical care will place April 6-8, hosted by the Yale Office of Sustainability.