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  1. 2022 Environmental Performance Index
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    2022 Environmental Performance Index Finds World Is Not on Track to Meet Climate Commitments

    May 31, 2022

    The United States is among four nations projected to fall far short of the net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target established by the 2021 Glasgow Climate Pact — with over 50% of global emissions expected to come from the U.S., China, India, and Russia by 2050.

  2. Graduates celebrating the conferring of their degrees
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    Brave, Persistent, and Nimble, the YSE Class of 2022 is Ready to Defy the Odds

    May 24, 2022

    After facing “the toughest challenge in a generation,” the YSE Class of 2022 graduated May 23 with a unique sense of community and the will to lead.

  3. Jinali Mody
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    YSE Student’s Line of Alternative Leather Consumer Goods Wins Startup Yale Sustainability Prize

    May 19, 2022

    Aatma Leather, co-founded by Yale School of the Environment student Jinali Mody, will manufacture cruelty-free, plant-based leather products, such as belts, shoes, and handbags, from fruit and crop waste.

  4. Portrait of Kyle Lemle
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    YSE Class of ’22: Kyle Lemle’s Love of Forests Guides His Work on Climate Change

    May 17, 2022

    Whether leading climate protests, fighting for Indigenous land rights, or working the land at Yale-Myers, Kyle Lemle is keeping his focus on the importance of forests.

  5. Graduates hugging before YSE commencement ceremonies
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    YSE Welcomes Back Classes of 2020, 2021 for In-Person Alumni Commencement Celebration

    May 14, 2022

    Nearly 100 graduates returned to campus with family and friends for an in-person celebration, which included ceremonies at Old Campus and Kroon Courtyard.

  6. Yale School of the Environment Commencement
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    YSE 2022 Commencement Information

    May 13, 2022

    Details of the May 23 commencement ceremony for the Class of 2022!

  7. lovinia-reynolds
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    YSE Class of ’22: Lovinia Reynolds is Headed Home to Fight for Climate Justice

    May 13, 2022

    Returning to her native Brooklyn, Lovinia Reynolds is graduating from YSE with an eye on climate justice in the largest city in the U.S.

  8. Kristina Rodriguez in front of Kroon Hall
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    YSE Class of ’22: Kristina Rodriguez is Focused on Preserving Coastal Ecosystems

    May 10, 2022

    A childhood appreciation of South Florida’s dunes and mangroves led Kristina Rodriguez to become deeply invested in conserving the state’s coastal ecosystems for future generations.

  9. Akshyah Krishnakumar
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    YSE Class of ’22: Akshyah Krishnakumar Seeks to Make Change from the Inside

    May 10, 2022

    Akshyah Krishnakumar is seeking to achieve clean energy goals by working from the inside — starting with the fourth largest corporation in the world.

  10. Karen Seto in Nepal
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    Karen Seto Brings Her ‘Cities as Solutions’ Focus to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

    May 6, 2022

    Recently elected to one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies, YSE Professor Karen Seto talks about how cities can be a catalyst for generating solutions to climate change, what she is hoping to bring to the academy, and her role in developing the new Yale Center for Cities and Climate Solutions.

  11. Andis Arietta taking notes in the field
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    Research on Rapid, Fine-Scale Evolution in Wood Frogs Wins 2022 Bormann Prize

    April 28, 2022

    Andis Arietta’s doctoral research found that frogs have evolved in response to climate change in recent years, but that continued warming would likely outpace the species’s ability to adapt to extreme environmental change.

  12. Yale President Peter Salovey with School of the Environment Dean Indy Burke
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    President's Podcast: An Earth Day Conversation with Dean Indy Burke

    April 22, 2022

    For Earth Day, Dean Indy Burke joined Yale University President Peter Salovey on his monthly Yale Talk podcast for a conversation covering a wide range of environmental issues.

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    YSE, AmeriCorps Partner for New Scholarship Program

    April 21, 2022

    The Yale School of the Environment has announced a new scholarship program for incoming students who formerly worked with AmeriCorps, a federal program that fosters civic engagement through service and volunteering to address poverty, the environment, education, and other unmet human needs.

  14. Chris Mooney teaching a class at YSE
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    The Washington Post’s Chris Mooney Addresses the Challenge of Translating Environmental Data for Public Consumption

    April 20, 2022

    As Earth Day renews the public’s focus on climate change, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Chris Mooney teaches YSE students how to effectively translate environmental data for public consumption.

  15. 2022 Wyss Scholars
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    Future U.S. Conservation Leaders Named 2022 Wyss Scholars

    April 20, 2022

    Three Yale students — Annie Miller ’23 MEM, Molly Ryan ’23 MEM, and Jane Jacoby ’24 MF/JD ’24 — have been named 2022 Wyss Scholars, a program that supports the graduate-level education of a new generation of leaders in U.S. land conservation.