Explainers

Explainers are written to provide you with a quick introduction to timely topics in sustainability using interviews from Yale’s very own staff, faculty, and alumni experts. Browse through our library of articles to learn what these topics are, how they work, and why they should matter to you.


September 21, 2021
Ocean health experts Dr. Ellen Thomas and Dr. Catherine V. Davis walk us through a consequence of...
green recovery from covid 19
July 30, 2021
Climate and health experts Dr. Laura Bozzi and Dr. Narasimha Rao break down what it means to “build...
June 25, 2021
Experts Dan Esty and Miranda Massie break down one of the most pressing environmental and social...
Yale Experts Explain: Net Zero Healthcare
May 24, 2021
Sustainable healthcare and industry experts Dr. Jodi Sherman and Dr. Todd Cort introduce us to the...
January 21, 2021
Forestry expert Terry Baker and environmental health expert Dr. Kai Chen walk us through the causes...
beautiful forest with birds flying above
December 16, 2020
Forestry experts Dr. Mark Ashton and Dr. Joseph Orefice explain the threats to our forests and the...
yale experts explain microplastics with the o spelled out with palstic
December 1, 2020
Environmental health expert Leigh Shemitz and green chemist Paul Anastas walk us through a tiny...