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New principles regarding fossil fuels to guide Yale’s endowment
April 16, 2021
The Yale Board of Trustees last week approved a new set of ethical investment principles (PDF) to guide the university’s decisions concerning companies producing fossil fuels...
April 16, 2021
Local citizens are concerned about rising asthma levels, especially in light of Yale New Haven Hospital’s planned expansion.  By Emily Hays 
China Pollution Person riding bike
April 13, 2021
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak Professor of Economics April 13, 2021 In 2014, China launched a “war on pollution,” cutting production in polluting industries and converting coal...
April 13, 2021
Data collected from 337 cities across 18 countries show that even slight increases in ambient carbon monoxide levels from automobiles and other sources are associated with...
Yale Students Chart Bird's Eye-View
April 12, 2021
Yale’s MCDB 221L StoryMaps Fall 2020 A collection of StoryMaps created by student teams during the Geospatial Learning Accelerator taught in Dr. Maria Moreno’s...
Aquatic Ecosystems -Daniel Balakov/  iStock
April 7, 2021
Aquatic Ecosystems Source of Half of Global Methane Emissions     Atmospheric methane has tripled since pre-industrial times. It traps heat far more effectively than...
California's Path to Carbon-Neutral Grid
April 6, 2021
Elliot Mainzer ’98 became president and CEO of the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) on October 1, 2020, six weeks after devastating rolling blackouts hit the...