Environment

Judy Cha: Mining energy from new materials

October 23, 2017

Cha is seeking an inexpensive way to release hydrogen, the most abundant element in the universe, from water so it can be used as a practical renewable fuel.

A hands-on lesson in separating the wheat from the chaff

October 23, 2017

Students in a class on "Ecology and Russian Literature" learn firsthand what life was like for peasants working on a farm during Tolstoy's time.

Looking for energy savings? Try the night shift

October 23, 2017

A team from Facilities made an after-dark visit to Hendrie Hall to see if there are ways to reduce energy usage when the building is empty.

Farm tours introduce students to local agricultural sustainability

October 23, 2017

Each fall, students are taken to local farms, where they have the chance to dine on local produce, pick berries and apples, and learn about sustainability.

Fostering a Green Future Through Research, Education, and Practice

October 21, 2017

Eco-friendly fuels • Lessons in the farming life • Energy use after dark • Upcoming Events • And more

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Is fracking a public health threat? Yale scientists seeking answers

October 21, 2017

Professor James Saiers discusses a new Yale research project that could offer insights into whether fracking is associated with adverse birth outcomes.

Ken Gillingham: Saving livelihoods a key factor in environmental economics

October 20, 2017

Associate professor Gillingham has spent his career researching ways to mitigate climate change while protecting peoples' livelihoods.

Reflections of an apprentice forester

October 18, 2017

Joint-degree student Andy Beck describes why he decided to become a true “forester” and how his decisions will have long-term impacts on the landscape.

Environmental beat oddly ‘gratifying’ in Trump era, says NYT’s Friedman

October 17, 2017

New York Times writer Lisa Friedman spoke about the challenges of covering climate issues in the "brave new world" of the Trump administration.