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    1. Haaland DOI Nomination Provides Opportunities to Advance Environmental Justice

      February 17, 2021

      Gerald Torres, professor of Environmental Justice at the Yale School of the Environment, weighs in on the nomination of New Mexico Representative Deb Haaland to be the next Department of the Interior Secretary.

    2. He Left His Mark: The Yale School of the Environment Remembers Kevin Jiang

      February 9, 2021

      The YSE community is mourning the loss of Kevin Jiang, who is remembered fondly for his charisma, his dedication to environmental science, his multitudinous talents, and his unending commitment to helping others.

    3. A Terrible Loss for our School

      February 7, 2021

      I write with a heavy heart to share with you that a member of our community, Kevin Jiang MESc ’21, was fatally shot in New Haven last night. This horrific and tragic incident is under active investigation at this time, and we and the University are working to support his family as much as possible.

    4. Study Reveals Gender Imbalance in Scholarly Submissions During Pandemic

      January 27, 2021

      A study of submissions to a major peer-reviewed academic journal conducted by YSE Professor Michelle Bell and postdoctoral associate Kelvin C. Fong revealed a concerning imbalance in submissions by gender.

    5. Examining the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Rural American West

      January 25, 2021

      The Rural West Covid Project, led by Justin Farrell, associate professor of sociology at the Yale School of the Environment, aims to close that data gap and provide policymakers and others with new information on rural Westerners’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    6. Maggie Thomas Named Chief of Staff of New Office of Domestic Climate Policy

      January 19, 2021

      Yale School of the Environment alumna Maggie Thomas ’15 MEM, who served on the climate teams of presidential candidates Jay Inslee and Elizabeth Warren, has been named Chief of Staff of the newly created Office of Domestic Climate Policy by President Joe Biden.

    7. Creating ‘Public Will’ for Climate Action

      January 12, 2021

      Anthony Leiserowitz, the 2020 winner of Climate One’s Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Change Communication, weighs in on the ever-growing field of climate change communication and how the Biden administration has a “pathway” to achieve meaningful climate action.

    8. Five YSE Faculty Members Make ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ List

      December 16, 2020

      YSE faculty members Michelle Bell, Mark Bradford, Karen Seto, Peter Raymond and Anthony Leiserowitz were recognized by Clarivate Analytics for their published papers from the past decade being among the most cited in their field.

    9. YSE Student Selected As 2020 Sabin International Environmental Fellow

      December 10, 2020

      Bipul Mayank ’21 MEM has been selected as an Andrew Sabin International Environmental Fellow, which provides support for tuition and post-graduate service in the environmental sector.