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YSE NewsNovember 29, 2021
The seven YSE graduate students and recent graduates in the 2021 Environmental Fellows program have diverse backgrounds and experiences, but share the same impassioned commitment to their environmental work.
Recent Grads Partner with Regenerative Agriculture Initiative on Innovative Soil Health Policy GuideNovember 19, 2021
Abbey Warner ’21 MEM and Darya Watnick ’21 MEM of the Regenerative Agriculture Initiative worked with dozens of practitioners and experts in farming and policymaking on a guide that gives practical advice for developing meaningful soil health policy and programs.
YSE NewsNovember 11, 2021
A new global platform, based on YSE’s research through the Center for Industrial Ecology, will help promote opportunities for reuse of waste material and other resources.
YSE NewsOctober 26, 2021
In a short Q&A, YISF Co-Director Todd Cort addresses the progress that has been made in sustainable financing, as well as some of the ongoing challenges.
YSE NewsJuly 19, 2021
As more companies focus on reducing their carbon footprint, there’s one element that is key but often overlooked — reducing emissions from their supply chains.
YSE NewsJune 24, 2021
Mesa, a startup run by Tony Cisneros '21 MEM and Caroline Ebinger '22 MEM, seeks to provide nutritious backpacking meals while supporting core planetary health principles.
YSE NewsJune 21, 2021
Eli Fenichel, the Knobloch Family Professor of Natural Resource Economics, has joined the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and will serve as assistant director for natural resource economics and accounting.
YSE NewsMay 11, 2021
EcoPackables, which sells compostable mailers made from corn starch and PBAT, earned the Yale Center for Business and Environment’s (CBEY) Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize, as well as the first ever Yale Innovators’ Prize at Startup Yale 2021.
YSE NewsMarch 24, 2021
Fossil fuel producers in the U.S. are directly benefiting from implicit subsidies on the order of $62 billion a year because of inefficient pricing that doesn’t properly account for the costs of damages to the environment, climate, and human health.
YSE NewsMarch 10, 2021
The Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance is partnering with investment bank BNY Mellon to expand research on sustainable investing, ESG metrics, and how sustainability performance affects financial results.
YSE NewsMarch 3, 2021
A $100 million gift from FedEx will help fund the new Center, which will be focused on developing natural solutions for reducing atmospheric carbon. The Center will support and accelerate research across academic disciplines, helping to establish a more sustainable and healthier future for our planet.
YSE NewsSeptember 29, 2020
Cambium Carbon, an initiative founded by YSE students to combat climate change and revitalize urban communities by reimagining the urban tree lifecycle, has earned a $200,000 Natural Climate Solution Accelerator Grant from The Nature Conservancy.
YSE NewsJuly 16, 2020
A new guidebook based on research by YSE scholars offers a roadmap for installing rooftop solar panels in communities that are often overlooked when it comes to promoting renewable energy solutions.
YSE NewsApril 23, 2020
A new paper co-authored by Yale economist Kenneth Gillingham finds that consumers significantly underestimate the total cost of car ownership. If they fully grasped the full costs, the paper reports, they would be likely to switch to cleaner transportation alternatives.