1. What’s Ailing America’s Public Trails?

    In an op-ed published in The New York Times over Memorial Day weekend, “America’s Trails Are a Wonder, and They Need Our Help,” Professor Justin Farrell and master’s student Steven Ring ’25 MEM highlighted the need to better maintain neglected and often deteriorating public trails in the U.S.
  2. Champion for Outdoor Inclusivity Awarded Kroon Cup

    Esaac Mazengia ’24 MESc, who revived the Outdoor Rec Industry Student Interest Group, recognized for being “a pillar of our community through his SIG leadership, research, and dedication to supporting nearly every event at YSE.”
  3. Class of 2024: “You Will Be Leaders for Change”

    The Class of 2024 celebrated their accomplishments at commencement ceremonies held at Old Campus and Kroon Courtyard on May 20. The 156 graduates are headed to positions at NGOs, corporations, governments, and academic institutions across the U.S. and the globe. 
  4. YSE Class of ’24: Aishwarya Iyer Focuses on Underrepresented Voices in Energy Usage

    Class of '24: Aishwarya Iyer's focus on the life cycle assessment of energy use in building stock in India led her to a unique discovery — informal and low-income housing units were not represented in the data. She devised a study to test energy-use scenarios in those units, helping to improve representation of building stocks and energy demand projections in
  5. Three Yale Students Named Wyss Scholars

    The Wyss Foundation, a charitable organization that supports land conservation in the U.S. and internationally, has selected three Yale students as 2024 scholars.
  6. YSE Students Honored for Leadership in Conservation and Wildlife Science

    Three Yale School of Environment students have been awarded the MK McCarthy-RW Worth Scholarship for Leadership in Conservation Science. Germar González ’24 MESc, Elizabeth Nowlin ’24 MESc, and Mizzy Almaazmi ’24 MESc were recognized for their leadership in the field of conservation biology and wildlife science.
  7. COP28 Highlights YSE’s and Yale’s Leadership on Climate Solutions

    From greening global trade to reducing the “embodied” carbon emissions generated by building materials to de-fossilizing our economy through innovation in green chemistry and green engineering, Yale faculty and thought leaders participating in COP28 emphasized a multidisciplinary approach to addressing the climate crisis. 
  8. Students and Faculty Prepare to Head to COP28

    Students and faculty from across YSE and Yale will be attending the annual two-week climate summit hosted by the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, where “global stocktaking,” climate finance, and youth participation are expected to take center stage.