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YSE Advances in Energy-Climate
May 14, 2021
Narasimha Rao, associate professor of energy systems at the Yale School of the Environment (YSE) testified May 4 on climate and energy research at the Department of Energy...
May 13, 2021
The rise and fall of marine mollusks during ancient “hothouse” periods may offer a jarring glimpse of the fate of marine life over the next few centuries, a new study says....
May 10, 2021
In September 2015, Deborah Berke was named dean of the Yale School of Architecture, becoming the first woman to lead the world-renowned institution. As dean, Berke has led...
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...
Tropical cloud forests
April 29, 2021
Tropical cloud forests exist in 60 countries but account for less than a half of 1% of all land mass on Earth. Yet they are home to 15% of the world’s known species,...