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  1. Photo of urban smog in India
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    Study Finds Poor Households in India Bear Brunt of Pollution Effects

    July 26, 2021

    Poorer households in India are bearing a disproportional impact from pollution caused by others, a new study by Yale School of the Environment Associate Professor of Energy Systems Narasimha Rao has found.

  2. The coast of Palm Beach, Florida
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    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.

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    Sustainable Procurement Key to Lowering Carbon Footprint

    July 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.

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    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.

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    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 Eli Fenichel
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    Eli Fenichel Named to Office of Science and Technology Policy

    June 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.

  7. Portrait of Jenna Musco holding the Kroon Cup
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    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.

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    Cutting-Edge Wildlife Ecologist Nyeema Harris to Join YSE Faculty

    June 1, 2021

    Nyeema Harris, whose groundbreaking research explores carnivore behavior and movement, ecology and conservation in urban systems and national parks at a global scale, will join the faculty of Yale School of the Environment as associate professor of wildlife and land conservation on July 1.

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    Andrés Fernández Álvarez Brings a Global Perspective to His New Role as Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at YSE

    May 28, 2021

    Andrés Fernández Álvarez has been named the new assistant dean for student affairs at the Yale School of the Environment and will assume his new role on June 28.

  10. Students embracing at YSE commencement
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    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.

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    Swag: Done the Sustainable Way

    May 20, 2021

    When we changed our name to Yale School of the Environment and established The Forest School last year, we knew it was time to re-imagine school swag. Priority No. 1 — sustainability.

  12. Peter Berrill
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    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.

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    Advances in Energy-Climate Change Models Will Help Refine Policies

    May 14, 2021

    Narasimha Rao, associate professor of energy systems at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE) testified May 4 on climate and energy research at the Department of Energy  (DOE) before the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Energy.  Rao, whose research examines the relationship between energy systems, climate change and human society, discussed the importance of more inclusive and realistic modeling to help formulate policies on climate change.

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    Compostable Packaging Company Wins Startup Yale 2021 Prize

    May 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.

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    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.