1. Celebrating Old Growth

    Renowned environmental authors recently took part in a Yale-led discussion that celebrated the release of Old Growth,  a collection of essays and poems about the rich inner lives of trees.
  2. Study Maps U.S. Climate Public Opinion In Unprecedented Geographic Detail

    A team of Yale researchers has developed a new statistical model that accurately estimates public climate change opinion and public policy support in all 50 states, 435 United State Congressional districts, more than 3,000 counties, and cities across the nation. The model allows users to explore public opinion in unprecedented geographic detail.
  3. 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.
  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. Yale at COP23: On the Ground in Bonn

    Forty members of the Yale community, including faculty, alumni, and 35 students from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES), will be in Bonn, Germany this month for the UN Climate Change Conference, also known as COP23.
  6. Celebrating a New Haven ‘Blessing’: Two Decades of Urban Resources Initiative

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    Residents prepare to plant a tree on Elm Street as part of the Urban Resources Initiative’s GreenSkills program.
    Nobody could have predicted the success of the Urban Resources Initiative, or URI, when it started in 1995, a few hundred volunteers spread over a handful of New Haven neighborhoods. But two decades later, more than 270 community groups have participated in URI’s Greenspace program. Every summer, more than 1,000 volunteers join together, working across the city to convert unused