YSE Senior Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Dr. Dorceta Taylor will address MLK Jr. and his work at the forefront of environmental justice issues at an upcoming panel in February.
- From speaking on panels to taking part in critical decision-making, students and faculty from the Yale School of the Environment played a major role at this year's COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland.
- 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.
- Dean Burke commends this year’s graduates for their resilience, true expertise, scholarship, and leadership during a historically challenging time.
- The Yale Environmental Dialogue, an F&ES-based initiative that aims to add new energy to the national conversation about environmental issues, hosted an event at the Yale Club of New York to kick off Climate Week NYC.
- On Saturday, April 4, the Yale Symposium on Chinese Overseas Investment and its Environmental and Social Impacts will explore the relationship between China’s overseas investment and the impacts — both negative and positive.
- There will be no shortage of storylines coming out of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. A group of F&ES students will be there to make sure that climate change is one of them.
- In testimony before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on the Climate Crisis, F&ES Prof. Justin Farrell described a decades-old “well-coordinated and well-funded” movement intended to deceive the American people about the reality of climate change.
- Indy Burke began her role as F&ES dean in the fall of 2016, just a few months after the Class of 2018 master’s students first arrived on campus. Much has happened in the 19 months since, she reminded those students during the School’s 117th commencement ceremony.
- A new national radio program produced by the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication will share daily stories about how climate change is affecting life in North America and what individuals and groups are doing about it.
- During a recent event, hosted by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, journalists from The New York Times Magazine described the urgent need for a new, more effective conversation around climate change — a moral story, focused on humans, that currently isn’t being told.
- 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.
- A group of national water experts will discuss the potential consequences of the controversial drilling method known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, during a panel discussion on Friday at F&ES.
- A Yale-led coalition recently descended on the annual meeting of theEcological Society of America to illustrate how ecology can be used to help solve larger societal challenges.
- An ongoing campaign to control a breakout of aphids in the trees outside Kroon Hall has included the spraying of vegetable oil and tree maintance. But in early June the university broke out a secret weapon: lady beetles.