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November 5, 2021
Change is not just a physical process, says Gerald Torres, professor of environmental justice at the Yale School of the Environment. “It creates hope.” 
Susan Biniaz
November 3, 2021
Let’s say it’s 2005. Representatives from 12 countries are gathered to craft a negotiating mandate for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. In just...
Snowy expanse around volcano
November 3, 2021
-by Ekaterina Plotnitskaya (Master of Management Studies, Master in Global Business and Society ‘22)                               Six student teams were recently awarded ...
Loss of lands leaves indigenous nations vulnerable to climate change.
November 1, 2021
YSE-led study finds that Indigenous nations have lost 98.9% of their historical land base; which is associated with current and future climate risk. By Dylan Walsh
COP26 logo
November 1, 2021
The Yale School of the Environment and Yale University are prepared to make a major impact at the upcoming COP26, the annual “conference of the parties” hosted by the UN...
Graduate student Claire Cody conducts research in the new ESI laboratory.
November 1, 2021
A major renovation at Yale’s West Campus concluded this fall with the expansion of the Energy Sciences Institute (ESI) into consolidated space.
Yale's Paul Anastas wins 2021 Volvo Environment Prize
November 1, 2021
Known as the ‘father of green chemistry,’ Anastas is recognized for revolutionizing the chemical industry with the principle that environmental hazards can be eliminated...