May 2021 News

Startup Yale awards
May 5, 2021
A startup that makes compostable and recycled shipping mailers took home the largest share of prize money at Startup Yale 2021, the university’s largest entrepreneurial...
Study offers earliest evidence of humans changing ecosystems with fire
May 5, 2021
Mastery of fire has given humans dominance over the natural world. A Yale-led study provides the earliest evidence to date of ancient humans significantly altering entire...
Efficiencies in new home construction have greatly contributed to decreases in energy consumption and residential greenhouse gas emissions
May 3, 2021
What is Driving Reductions in Residential Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the U.S.?     In 2005, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from residential energy use hit...