YSE’s Rob Klee, former Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, examines the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision limiting the EPA’s power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.
YSE-led Study Examines the Increasing Importance of Management Strategies for Mid-Size Urban ForestsA new study, co-authored by researchers from The Forest School at YSE, examines how New Haven’s urban forest patches change over time and management strategies for mid-size urban forests.
- Nearly 100 graduates returned to campus with family and friends for an in-person celebration, which included ceremonies at Old Campus and Kroon Courtyard.
- The Forest School at the Yale School of the Environment has helped establish the Northeast Forest Farmers Coalition, an education and outreach program designed to help the region’s forest landowners build forest farming operations.
- A new report on climate resilience in Connecticut is recommending that the state take more steps to dismantle underlying inequality that makes vulnerable communities more susceptible to the effects of climate change.
- In a paper published in the American Journal of Public Health, YSE authors Michelle Bell and Leo Goldsmith ’20 MEM lay out the case for a more inclusive environmental justice movement for the LGBTQ+ community, who are disproportionately affected by environmental exposures.
- To address issues of equity and justice in worldwide efforts to advance restoration and conservation and deforestation, a new paper co-authored by YSE's Director of Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative Eva Garen outlines 10 principles for effective, equitable, and transformative landscapes.
- In addition to YSE students and faculty, alumni played a major role at the November 2021 U.N. climate summit, representing global organizations and taking part in negotiations aimed at stronger climate action.
- The YSE community is mourning the loss of renowned conservation biologist Thomas E. Lovejoy ’63 BA, ’71 PhD.
- The Yale School of the Environment is partnering with the Central Park Conservancy and the Natural Areas Conservancy in a first-of-its-kind initiative aimed at helping cities develop strategies to manage and mitigate the impacts of climate change on urban parks.
Recent Grads Partner with Regenerative Agriculture Initiative on Innovative Soil Health Policy GuideAbbey 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.
- Coral Vita, a commercial land-based coral farm founded by YSE alumni Sam Teicher and Gator Halpern, recently won the inaugural Earthshot Prize, which supports innovative solutions to the climate crisis.
- Dorji helped raise $40 million for sustainable financing of Bhutan’s park system under the Bhutan for Life initiative.
- Daniel Piotto is hoping his studies in forest restoration and plantation forestry can help counter devastating tree loss in one the country’s “last frontiers.”
- While the state of the world in 2021 may not easily inspire optimism, even among folks who are normally cheery, it seems negativity has never entered the mind of Nan Jenks-Jay ’86 MES.