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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...
Turning CO2 and Wastewater into Something Useful
April 5, 2021
It’s not often that a breakthrough in sustainable chemistry is influenced by a fan letter. Yet that’s what happened for Yale chemist Hailiang Wang, whose lab creates small-...
April 5, 2021
Ken Gillingham, associate professor of environmental and energy economics at the Yale School of the Environment, assesses the climate-focused initiatives embedded in Biden...
Biodiversity's Healthy Byproduct -Nutrient-rich Seafood
April 5, 2021
About a third of people around the world rely on protein from the world’s oceans, rivers, and lakes. But the full nutritional value of this seafood depends upon the species...
Turning Wood to Plastic
April 1, 2021
Plastics are one of the world’s largest polluters, taking hundreds of years to degrade in nature. A research team, led by YSE professor Yuan Yao and Liangbing Hu from the...
March 31, 2021
On this episode, we sit down with Yale School of the Environment alumna Georgia Silera Seamans who tells us stories of connecting with nature in the concrete jungle of New...
March 11, 2021
Healthy Planet, Healthy People From our campus buildings and landscape to transportation, food, and energy, our activities to improve the environment can also enhance the...