After facing “the toughest challenge in a generation,” the YSE Class of 2022 graduated May 23 with a unique sense of community and the will to lead.
- Nearly 100 graduates returned to campus with family and friends for an in-person celebration, which included ceremonies at Old Campus and Kroon Courtyard.
The Washington Post’s Chris Mooney Addresses the Challenge of Translating Environmental Data for Public ConsumptionAs Earth Day renews the public’s focus on climate change, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Chris Mooney teaches YSE students how to effectively translate environmental data for public consumption.
- Restoring Indigenous power in land stewardship and co-management policies were at the center of a YSE-Wyss Foundation panel discussion that brought together Indigenous voices from across the country.
- More than 800 people from 24 countries attended this year’s three-day virtual conference, a global conversation on justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion hosted by YSE that also serves as a platform for emerging environmental leaders who are historically underrepresented in the environmental field and/or committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field.
New Horizons Conference to Elevate Voices Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Environmental FieldA line up of speakers from industry, government, NGOs, and the media, among other sectors, will share their expertise in environmental justice, institutional diversity, and other environmental topics at the annual conference.
- 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.