August 2023 News

An aerial image shows destroyed homes and vehicles on August 17 after a wind-driven wildfire burned through Lahaina, Hawaii.
August 30, 2023
Yale School of the Environment lectuer on what the Maui wildfires suggest about the new normal.
August 30, 2023
Yale Engineering joins NOAA, NASA, and 20 universities to learn how air pollution sources have shifted over time.
Photo of Ed Rodriguez, a volunteer who has worked with Yale-affiliated Urban Resources Initiative plant dozens of trees in his Fair Haven neighborhood in New Haven, CT
August 30, 2023
The New York Times profiles a stalwart volunteer for Urban Resources Initiative, the Yale-affiliated nonprofit.
Photo of a black-and-white warbler perched on a window ledge
August 15, 2023
The policy paper by Yale’s Law, Ethics, and Animals Program examines best practices for reducing bird window collisions, a serious threat to biodiversity.
Photo of representatives from six countries who took part in the Global Greenchem Innovation and Networking Programme in Vienna, Austria in March 2023.
August 7, 2023
A collaboration between Yale and the U.N. aims to address the burdens of historically harmful chemicals and industrial practices imposed on the Global South.
Photo of a vegan, plant-based lunch
August 7, 2023
New research represents “the most comprehensive attempt to link food consumption data to the data on the environmental impacts of food production.”
A photo of Anna Pickett of the Yale-affiliated Urban Resources Initiative with participants in the Exploring Nature program
August 7, 2023
A partnership between Yale, New Haven, and local nonprofits offers new environmental programming for children and families.