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Environmental Policy Analysis

This LC helps students gain a deeper understanding of the foundations and methods of policy analysis, including how to evaluate their strengths and weaknesses and how to apply these frameworks to a broad range of environmental and resource management issues.

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    Centers & Programs

    Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP)

    Through discussion and collaboration across campus, YCELP introduces fresh thinking and analytically rigorous approaches to environmental decision-making across disciplines, sectors, and scales.

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    Centers & Programs

    Yale Program on Climate Change Communication (YPCCC)

    YPCCC is a leader in climate change communication, tracking Americans’ perception of climate change at all scales and building public and political will for climate action.

    Centers & Programs

    SEARCH Center: Solutions for Energy, Air, Climate, and Health

    At the nexus of energy and public health, the SEARCH Center utilizes cutting-edge scientific research and technology to support the EPA’s strategic goals of protecting human health and the environment.

    Environmental Policy Analysis in the News

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    News

    Debunking the Myths that Discourage Public Funding of Clean Energy

    To spur decarbonization, governments must move beyond the myths surrounding public investment in clean energy that discourage the use of public funds.

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    How Will the Supreme Court’s EPA Ruling Affect Climate Goals and What Are the EPA’s Options?

    YSE’s Rob Klee, former Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, examines the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision limiting the EPA’s power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. 

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    The “Geballe” Era

    YSE Associate Dean for International Engagement Gordon Geballe is retiring after a nearly 50-year affiliation with the School and Yale. He is known for always keeping students at the center, his ability to build community and befriend everyone in the room, and his dedication to New Haven.

    Degree Programs

    The Yale School of the Environment offers a variety of degree programs, many of which can be customized to meet each student’s professional goals, and prepare them for careers in environmental science, management, and policy.

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    Learning Communities

    YSE's Learning Communities were created to offer robust interdisciplinary experiences and networks. Students may engage with as many learning communities as they choose, regardless of their degree program or specialization.