In 2010, Brazil enacted the Nacional Waste Management Law, which enforces extended producer responsibilities (EPR), a strategy that makes producers responsible for creating and expanding recycling infrastructure for end-of-life products, shifting the responsibility for managing post-consumption goods from municipalities to producers. This law is the first of its kind in Brazil, the largest country in South America and one of
- A recent resolution by 19 U.S. senators condemning certain corporations, think tanks, and other organizations for intentionally misleading the public about the seriousness and harmful effects of climate change cited research by F&ES Prof. Justin Farrell.
- , about the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, features research, including a special map supplement, by Arthur Middleton ’07 M.E.M., associate research scientist at F&ES.
- The award recognizes Arthur Middleton and Joe Riis’s Greater Yellowstone Migrations project.
- In the new Showtime series "Years of Living Dangerously," a group of celebrities help tell the story of climate change. But the real stars of the film are the people already living with its consequences or fighting to make the world more resilient - including Brendan Edgerton M.E.M. '15 M.B.A. '15.
- Eli Fenichel, the Knobloch Family Professor of Natural Resource Economics, has joined the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and will serve as assistant director for natural resource economics and accounting.
- A series of vignettes that feature community gardeners in New Haven air this week on the programs Morning Edition and All Things Considered on WSHU 91.1 FM.
A New Vantage Point: At Nobel Summit, YSE Professor Karen Seto Explains How Satellites Are Changing How We Understand Human ActivityKaren Seto, Frederick C. Hixon Professor of Geography and Urbanization Science at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE), spoke at the recent Nobel Prize Summit, a worldwide gathering of Nobel Prize laureates, scientists, policy makers, business leaders, and youth leaders.