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YSE Class of '21
April 28, 2021
When Cam Humphrey ’21 MEM first explored Yale, he was considering a law degree. But the intersection of law and the environment intrigued him. Having grown up in Birmingham,...
Giant Clams
April 26, 2021
Alison Sweeney has long suspected the best blueprints for innovation already exist in nature.   They’re encrypted in the iridescence of giant clams. They’re hidden in the...
The Ecological Living Module (Photo by: David Sundberg/ Esto Photographics
April 23, 2021
Imagine a small house whose exterior is covered with planters full of ripe radishes, carrots, and lettuce. Indoors, another wall of plants stretches floor to ceiling. Their...
April 22, 2021
Yale reaches 2020 emissions target. Since 2005, Yale has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 43% — meeting sustainability goals set that year — through consistent...
New Horizons in Conservation Conference
April 21, 2021
When Professor of Environmental Justice Dr. Dorceta Taylor ’85 MFS, ’91 PhD returned to the Yale School of the Environment (YSE) last summer, she arrived as an authority on...
Woman gardening
April 19, 2021
April 19, 2021 Yale Earth Week begins today and runs through April 23, a timely opportunity to revisit Yale School of Nursing (YSN) subject matter expertise in climate...
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...