Coral Vita, a commercial land-based coral farm founded by YSE alumni Sam Teicher and Gator Halpern, recently won the inaugural Earthshot Prize, which supports innovative solutions to the climate crisis.
- Dorji helped raise $40 million for sustainable financing of Bhutan’s park system under the Bhutan for Life initiative.
- Mesa, a startup run by Tony Cisneros '21 MEM and Caroline Ebinger '22 MEM, seeks to provide nutritious backpacking meals while supporting core planetary health principles.
- Bipul Mayank ’21 MEM has been selected as an Andrew Sabin International Environmental Fellow, which provides support for tuition and post-graduate service in the environmental sector.
- Dean Burke commends this year’s graduates for their resilience, true expertise, scholarship, and leadership during a historically challenging time.
- This year’s incoming class of 137 master’s students at the Yale School of the Environment span six continents and 21 countries, including 29 U.S. states and territories.
- In its annual Global Humanitarian Overview, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs cited a Yale-led study that showed a lack of funding for disaster relief related to climate change.
- A team of Yale students last week won the MBA Impact Investing Network and Training (MIINT) competition, a pitch-off featuring students from business schools around the globe.
- A team of joint-degree students from F&ES and the Yale School of Management has reached the final stage of an international MBA competition hosted by the coffee company Nestlé Nespresso, an operating unit of the Nestlé Group.
- 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.
- Two F&ES students — Josh Constanti ’18 M.E.M. and Krisztina Pjeczka ’18 M.E.M. — have been named 2018 Energy Scholars by a U.S.-based program that honors young leaders in the renewable energy field.
- A Connecticut-based partnership and major Yale research project led by Kenneth Gillingham, associate professor at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES), has received a national award for innovative research that has increased adoption of residential solar power in the state.
- 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.
- More than 40 members of the Yale community, including 38 students from F&ES, will be in Madrid next month for COP25, the annual “conference of the parties” hosted by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
- annual Sustainability Fellowship award. Valerie is a first year Master of Environmental Management student at Yale’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies focusing on sustainable urban and industrial systems.