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September 27, 2022
Interested in planting trees on campus, learning more about clean energy, or taking some time to practice yoga in nature? After two years of Covid-related interruptions,...
How it Works: A Guide to Sustainability at Yale
September 19, 2022
The impacts of climate change are accelerating, and so is Yale’s plan for meeting the moment. The University has ambitious plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions,...
A photo of Yale University students on campus
September 15, 2022
As part of Yale’s intensified commitment to generate zero carbon emissions by 2050, announced last year, the university this summer introduced a revamped Yale Carbon Charge....
Sarah Smiley Smith, Assistant Dean of Yale School of the Environment
September 14, 2022
Sara Smiley Smith is an enthusiastic and tireless advocate for sustainability at Yale.
A photo of volunteers from Urban Resources Initiative planting a tree in New Haven
August 15, 2022
As heat waves turn cities into sweltering ovens, tree shade has become a critical tool to mitigate climate change—and Yale is working to promote a healthy tree canopy on...
May 19, 2022
After a two-year hiatus, Yale’s largest waste diversion event made its return.
Photo of a blackpoll warbler killed by collision with a building
May 16, 2022
With a seed grant from the Yale University Planetary Solutions Project, the initiative aims to accelerate the adoption of bird-friendly design on Yale’s campus and beyond.