1. What’s Ailing America’s Public Trails?

    In an op-ed published in The New York Times over Memorial Day weekend, “America’s Trails Are a Wonder, and They Need Our Help,” Professor Justin Farrell and master’s student Steven Ring ’25 MEM highlighted the need to better maintain neglected and often deteriorating public trails in the U.S.
  2. Investing in Systems Change

    For the past 18 months, Simon Bunyan '22 MEM has crisscrossed the country, talking with community groups about what they need to implement clean energy solutions. These conversations are part of his work with the Department of Energy’s Justice40 Initiative, which directs 40% of overall federal investments in clean energy, energy efficiency, sustainable housing, and clean water infrastructure into disadvantaged

  3. Bridging the Conservative Gap on Climate Change

    The divisive nature of U.S. politics often stymies efforts to address the climate crisis. George Gemelas ’18, '21 MEM, however, is working to make climate change a bipartisan issue and foster consensus around market-based policy solutions.

    “In my experience, there's a lot of interest by the average citizen, who may happen to be conservative, for pragmatic solutions. That's why I

  4. Class of 2024: “You Will Be Leaders for Change”

    The Class of 2024 celebrated their accomplishments at commencement ceremonies held at Old Campus and Kroon Courtyard on May 20. The 156 graduates are headed to positions at NGOs, corporations, governments, and academic institutions across the U.S. and the globe. 
  5. Three Yale Students Named Wyss Scholars

    The Wyss Foundation, a charitable organization that supports land conservation in the U.S. and internationally, has selected three Yale students as 2024 scholars.