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    1. Rusk Seto Himalaya

      Compound Hazards Pose Increased Risk to Highly Populated Regions in the Himalaya

      September 13, 2021

      Urbanization trends in the Himalaya are exposing more people to risk from compound hazards such as flooding, landslides and wildfires, a new study published in the journal Science of the Total Environment has found.

    2. Sudent measuring the diameter of a forest tree

      YSE Class of 2023 Dives into Research and Analysis

      August 25, 2021

      This year’s incoming class of 137 master’s students at the Yale School of the Environment span six continents and 21 countries, including 29 U.S. states and territories.

    3. The coast of Palm Beach, Florida

      Addicott Awarded Marine Economics Fellowship to Study Coastal Erosion

      July 26, 2021

      PhD candidate Ethan Addicott aims to create a tool to aid beach restoration efforts and maximize the value and utility of every bucket of sand.

    4. Four YSE Students Named 2021 Sabin International Fellows

      June 30, 2021

      Four graduate students from the Yale School of the Environment have been named Andrew Sabin International Environmental Fellows, receiving up to $40,000 of funding for their education and post-graduate service in the environmental sector.

    5. Photo of Tony Cisneros and Caroline Ebinger

      YSE Students Spicing up Trail Foods in Sustainable Ways

      June 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. 

    6. Portrait of Jenna Musco holding the Kroon Cup

      Kroon Cup Awarded to Jenna Musco: “Constant Source of Support”

      June 3, 2021

      Jenna Musco’s efforts in the community offering support and direction to fellow students earned her the 2021 YSE Kroon Cup.

    7. Students embracing at YSE commencement

      YSE Class of ’21 “Forward with Optimism and Resolve”

      May 25, 2021

      Dean Burke commends this year’s graduates for their resilience, true expertise, scholarship, and leadership during a historically challenging time.

    8. YSE Class of ‘21 Peter Berrill’s Doctoral Research on Energy Hits the Right Notes

      May 14, 2021

      Once a student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Peter Berrill '21 PhD set aside the trumpet and forged a path to YSE, where he conducted doctoral research on residential energy systems in the U.S. and their effect on greenhouse gas emissions.

    9. new home

      What is Driving Reductions in Residential Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the U.S.?

      May 3, 2021

      A study led by PhD student Peter Berrill finds smarter home construction and decarbonization of electric supply are contributing to lower emissions from individual households, but troubling trends show other factors could begin to cancel out this progress.

    10. Photograph of a forest

      Forest Fragmentation Research Earns 2021 Bormann Prize

      April 29, 2021

      Meghna Krishnadas’ doctoral research into how forest fragmentation alters the underlying mechanisms shaping patterns of tropical tree regeneration and forest diversity was recognized for its novel insight into ecological processes.