- YSE NewsSeptember 26, 2023
The 2023 Hixon Center Urban Conference provided researchers and practitioners with new tactics to increase tree canopy, access funding, and engage community members as stewards of urban forests.
- YSE NewsSeptember 25, 2023
Yale Professor Daniel Esty and a group of international experts offered insights on how the global trade system can be restructured to combat climate change and deliver a sustainable future at a climate week panel discussion hosted by the Yale School of the Environment.
- YSE NewsSeptember 6, 2023
For the past 15 months, Professor Daniel Esty has been co-leading the Remaking Global Trade for a Sustainable Future Project at the World Trade Organization. In advance of Climate Week NYC, he discusses how international trade can, in fact, be remade to support sustainable development and the transition to a low-carbon future.
- YSE NewsAugust 29, 2023
This year’s incoming class is one of the most diverse in Yale School of the Environment’s history, with students coming from six continents and 31 countries and from 29 U.S. states and territories.
- YSE News
YSE Scientists Make Critical Breakthrough in Mapping Global Methane Emissions from Rivers and StreamsAugust 18, 2023
Yale School of the Environment scientists, working with an international team of researchers, provide the most comprehensive estimate to date of monthly methane emissions from rivers and streams worldwide, an understanding that is key to climate change modeling and mitigation.
- YSE NewsAugust 14, 2023
Four college students from New Haven interned this summer in YSE labs through the New Haven Promise program. They contributed research on several projects including a study on accelerating the natural weathering process that sequesters carbon and an examination of the impacts of invasive jumping worms.
- YSE NewsJune 9, 2023
From a young age, Kroon Cup winner Jess Jones realized that sustainable land stewardship could help heal what ails the environment and humanity.
- YSE NewsJune 7, 2023
In the face of increased drought, floods, and rapid population growth, combined with the burgeoning water demands from the agriculture, industry, and energy sectors, how can we ensure access to clean water and adequate supplies? Yale School of the Environment Professors Jim Saiers and Shimi Anisfeld offer some thoughts on potential short and long-term solutions.
- YSE NewsMay 28, 2023
New research by YSE Professor Kenneth Gillingham found that the recent increase in electric vehicle adoption is due largely to technological improvements such as increased battery range and faster charging.
- Canopy MagazineMay 25, 2023 Meet the distinguished alums who were recognized at YSE Reunion 2022 for their outstanding work in forest genetics, environmental law, and climate policy.
- Canopy MagazineMay 25, 2023 Can mass timber turn cities from carbon emitters into carbon sinks? The Forests Dialogue digs into sustainable construction.
- Canopy MagazineMay 25, 2023 To gain a better understanding of treetop species, YSE PhD student Siria Gámez climbs 80 feet straight up into the canopy to set up camera traps that allow her to observe the wildlife firsthand.
- Canopy MagazineMay 25, 2023 As the inaugural director of the Puerto Rico Grid Modernization and Recovery Team, Carbó is now leading the Biden administration’s efforts with the government of Puerto Rico to rebuild its electrical grid so it is more resilient, more secure, and fully capable of supporting clean electricity.
- Canopy MagazineMay 25, 2023 Environmental economist Matthew Kotchen talks about the social cost of carbon, the world of offsets, and the importance of connecting academics and policymakers — a challenge he is tackling through the Environmental and Energy Policy and the Economy Initiative.