Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Articles by Yuqian Peng (5 found)

Are people willing to pay to reduce air pollution? A Shanghai case study says yes

A recent study shows that many parents in Shanghai would be willing to make financial contribution to increase air quality for their children’s health.

Quantifying regional climate trends in the U.S.

A recent study quantified climate change trends across the U.S.’s National Ecological Observatory Network regions, informing future efforts to research and mitigate climate change. 

Understanding the emergence of China’s environmental courts

From 2007 to 2013 more than 130 environmental courts were established in China. A recent paper examines the political context underlying the establishment of the courts — and exposes their limited role in addressing environmental issues.

What does ecology ‘restoration’ mean? It depends who you ask

Environmental science guides the design of environmental policies and regulations. But what  happens when science does not align with law and policy? A recent study shows that a mismatch between the science of ecological “restoration” and the policy mechanism of environmental interventions has unintended consequences.

Bridging the gap between ecology and law

Environmental management is an interdisciplinary art. One important topic is the relationship between science and policy. A recent article identifies the barriers of integrating ecology and law in environmental management, and proposes “resilience-based adaptive governance” as a way to facilitate integration.