1. Yale-led Study Reveals What the World Thinks of Climate Change — and Why

    New Yale-led research reveals for the first time what the world thinks about climate change and why. Using data from the 2007-2008 Gallup World Poll, conducted in 119 countries, researchers identified the factors that most influence climate change awareness and risk perception for 90 percent of the world’s population.
  2. Yale Responds to Nepal Earthquake: ‘Our Commitment Will Continue’

    In an interview, the Yale Himalaya Initiative’s Alark Saxena describes how Yale has coordinated its resources to assist Nepal after a deadly earthquake — and how the Initiative’s longer-term mission will help make communities across the Himalayan region more prepared for future threats.
  3. Yale Project Aims to Propel Green Walls into the Mainstream

    A team of Yale researchers has received a $299,000 grant to develop a new class of “green wall” technologies capable of rejecting waste heat for a range of processes, a potentially valuable green infrastructure alternative to the cooling towers that have become ubiquitous worldwide.
  4. Program Empowering Leaders in Tropics Receives $4.9 Million Grant from Arcadia

    The Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative, an F&ES-based program that makes the latest tools and research in forest restoration and sustainable management accessible to the people who manage tropical landscapes, has received a $4.9 million grant from Arcadia, a charitable fund of Peter Baldwin and Lisbet Rausing, to continue its work.
  5. Esty-Led Panel Highlights ‘Bottom-Up’ Solutions in Climate Week NYC Kickoff

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    Dan Esty (far right), the Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy at Yale, moderates the kickoff panel during Climate Week NYC. Panelists, from left, are Hawaii Gov. David Ige; Stephen Badger, chairman of the board of Mars; Washington Gov. Jay Inslee; and Philippe Couillard, the premier of Québec. Not pictured is California Gov. Jerry Brown.

    While uncertainty continues to surround the U.S. role in the Paris Agreement, world leaders gathered in New York City this week to demonstrate how state, city, and business leaders are stepping in to confront the challenges of climate change.

    Climate Week NYC, a consortium of events coordinated by The Climate Group, was kicked off on Monday with a panel

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