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  1. Hurricane-Inspired Study Earns F&ES Student Inaugural Bormann Prize

    2013 Bormann Award
    Bryan Yoon, second from right, receives the F. Herbert Bormann Prize in October. Also shown are Rick Bowden, Peter Raymond, Chris Bormann, David Skelly and F&ES Dean Peter Crane.
    Before he arrived at F&ES in the fall of 2010, Bryan Yoon had never heard of Herbert Bormann.
     
    The first time he came across Bormann’s name was during a class that year, when the former F&ES professor’s book, Biogeochemistry of a Forested Ecosystem, was the assigned textbook. Before long he learned more about Bormann’s pioneering work in
  2. Yale to Launch Center for Natural Carbon Capture

    A $100 million gift from FedEx will help fund the new Center, which will be focused on developing natural solutions for reducing atmospheric carbon. The Center will support and accelerate research across academic disciplines, helping to establish a more sustainable and healthier future for our planet.
  3. Yale-led Study Reveals What the World Thinks of Climate Change — and Why

    New Yale-led research reveals for the first time what the world thinks about climate change and why. Using data from the 2007-2008 Gallup World Poll, conducted in 119 countries, researchers identified the factors that most influence climate change awareness and risk perception for 90 percent of the world’s population.
  4. Study Maps U.S. Climate Public Opinion In Unprecedented Geographic Detail

    A team of Yale researchers has developed a new statistical model that accurately estimates public climate change opinion and public policy support in all 50 states, 435 United State Congressional districts, more than 3,000 counties, and cities across the nation. The model allows users to explore public opinion in unprecedented geographic detail.
  5. Yale Project Aims to Propel Green Walls into the Mainstream

    A team of Yale researchers has received a $299,000 grant to develop a new class of “green wall” technologies capable of rejecting waste heat for a range of processes, a potentially valuable green infrastructure alternative to the cooling towers that have become ubiquitous worldwide.
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