Environment

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.