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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...
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...