Programs and Initiatives


  1. The Yale School of the Environment and the Three Cairns Group Partner to Launch the Three Cairns Climate Program for the Global South

    With a generous gift from the Three Cairns Group, the Yale School of the Environment will establish a transformative program aimed at supporting the next generation of environmental leaders in the Global South, where millions of people are particularly impacted by the effects of climate change caused by the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitters. This contribution is the largest gift
  2. New Initiative Connects the Northeast’s Forest Farmers

    The Forest School at the Yale School of the Environment has helped establish the Northeast Forest Farmers Coalition, an education and outreach program designed to help the region’s forest landowners build forest farming operations.
  3. The Center for Industrial Ecology: Pathfinders in Life Cycles and Resource Reuse

    This is the first in a special series that takes an in-depth look at Yale School of the Environment’s Centers, Programs, and Initiatives. This month’s focus is on the Center for Industrial Ecology, which seeks not only to advance our understanding of the environmental impacts of production and consumption on an international scale, but also to be part of tangible
  4. Protecting Our Urban Parks from the Impacts of Climate Change

    The Yale School of the Environment is partnering with the Central Park Conservancy and the Natural Areas Conservancy in a first-of-its-kind initiative aimed at helping cities develop strategies to manage and mitigate the impacts of climate change on urban parks.
  5. Environmental Justice Conference Explores a Just Recovery

    As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the harsh realities of the challenges created by our changing climate remain. The recent Global Environmental Justice Conference at YSE discussed the opportunities for a more equitable recovery, investigating theories of change in energy and food justice.