1. Greening Global Trade

    For the past 15 months, Professor Daniel Esty has been co-leading the Remaking Global Trade for a Sustainable Future Project at the World Trade Organization. In advance of Climate Week NYC, he discusses how international trade can, in fact, be remade to support sustainable development and the transition to a low-carbon future.
  2. The Future of Water

    In the face of increased drought, floods, and rapid population growth, combined with the burgeoning water demands from the agriculture, industry, and energy sectors, how can we ensure access to clean water and adequate supplies? Yale School of the Environment Professors Jim Saiers and Shimi Anisfeld offer some thoughts on potential short and long-term solutions.
  3. A Field of Study and a Moral Force

    After 25 years leading the novel initiative they co-founded, the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology’s Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim will be retiring from teaching this spring, but the field of study they created continues to grow worldwide.
  4. Earth Month 2023 at YSE

    YSE faculty Marlyse Duguid, Anthony Leiserowitz, Sparkle Malone, and Narasimha Rao offer insights on what we can all do to combat climate change and protect the environment.
  5. Revising the Land Ethic for an Inclusive, Sustainable Future

    How can you incorporate environmental justice into land conservation efforts when the challenges of entrenched hierarchal structures, economic inequity, and unequal access to nature still loom large? Add to this the impacts of climate change and you have a daunting mix of issues influencing our relationship with land. During a panel discussion held at Yale’s Luce Hall March 31 sponsored
  6. Humidity May Increase Heat Risk in Urban Climates

    As cities come under increased heat stress with rising global temperatures, a new study by Yale School of the Environment scientists finds that urban humid heat can add additional heat risks to urban areas.
  7. Where Does the Money Go in Environmental Grantmaking?

    A new study by the Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Sustainability Initiative (JEDSI) at the Yale School of the Environment examined nearly $5 billion in grants awarded by 220 foundations in 35  states and found that several of the largest mainstream environmental organizations received more funding individually than all the environmental justice organizations combined.