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September 22, 2021
Former United States senator and secretary of state John Kerry is the first presidential climate envoy. 
Community members consult with paper co-authors in Janaury 2020 on land use changes and emergent hazards in Dolakha, Nepal.
September 13, 2021
Urbanization trends in the Himalaya are exposing more people to risk from compound hazards such as flooding, landslides and wildfires, a new study published in the journal...
September 2, 2021
Welcoming students to campus each fall is one of the things that I most enjoy as dean. This year, it is particularly exciting to be able to welcome students back to full in-...
September 1, 2021
Bercovici, co-director of Yale’s Center for Natural Carbon Capture, joins guests to describe opportunities for capturing greenhouse gas emissions with geologic and...
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August 20, 2021
The presence of mercury in the world’s oceans has ramifications for human health and wildlife, especially in coastal areas where the majority of fishing takes place. But...
August 20, 2021
By Geoffrey Giller  Buildings in the U.S. are responsible for 40% of the country’s total energy consumption. By improving the energy efficiency of new and existing buildings...
August 9, 2021
By Vestal McIntyre Indian states are deploying a new policy tool that shows potential to reduce their high air-pollution levels, which are estimated to have caused nearly 1.7...