Anastasia Hufham
Staff Reporter
Anastasia Hufham reports on climate and environmental issues in New Haven. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, she is a junior in Saybrook College majoring in Ethics, Politics & Economics.
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Students weigh in on University food waste

In the wake of opulent holiday dinners, student activists suggest solutions for mediating food waste at the University.

Environmental Advisory Council talks leaf blowers

At their meeting on Wednesday night, the New Haven Environmental Advisory Council discussed the risks of gas-powered leaf blowers in New Haven and their recent […]

Yale has a surf team?

Aimlessly scrolling through Yale-related Facebook pages one November afternoon, half-heartedly searching for Yale Daily News story ideas, I came across a graphic of a bulldog […]

Tweed hosts public forum on expansion environmental assessment

The New Haven airport heard questions and comments from community members as it starts the environmental assessment process to extend the runway and add a new terminal.

University announces details of climate action strategy

In order to achieve zero actual carbon emissions on campus by 2050, the University will modify the Yale Carbon Charge and increase renewable energy use.

Bomb threat called in for numerous campus buildings, campus spaces cleared for reentry five hours later

Three Ivy League universities received bomb threats and ordered evacuations on Sunday, two days after a similar threat was called in for Yale. Columbia University, […]

Young environmental activists discuss local sustainability initiatives

Save the Sound’s Youth Eco Advocacy Corps met on Tuesday to discuss local environmental efforts, particularly the Transportation Climate Initiative and climate emergency resolutions. For […]

Long Wharf development proceeds despite environmentalist concerns

While the city lauds the plan’s creation of high-density housing on the waterfront, DEEP raises concerns about public safety.

Climate activist launches protest write-in campaign for mayor

Environmental activist urges New Haven residents to vote for the land in the city’s mayoral race.

Environmentalists decry pesticide use at local airports

Local environmental activists have raised concerns about the use of pesticides at Tweed New Haven Airport and Sikorsky Memorial Airport, which can have negative impacts […]

Alders pass resolution supporting Transportation Climate Initiative

After a public hearing on Thursday evening, the New Haven Board of Alders’ City Services and Environmental Policy Committee unanimously passed a resolution supporting a […]