Charlotte Hughes
Staff Reporter
Charlotte Hughes reports on climate and environmental issues in New Haven. Originally from Columbia, South Carolina, she is a freshman in Branford College majoring in English.
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New Haven to create climate office funded by Inflation Reduction Act

The Inflation Reduction Act, recently signed into law by U.S. President Joe Biden, may bring a new climate office, tax credits and rebates to take on climate change.

Yale’s endowment falls from silver medal position as University of Texas surges ahead

Even as Yale’s endowment reached a record high in 2021, University of Texas’ has surpassed it in size and may top Harvard’s to become the largest university endowment in the United States in the 2022 fiscal year.

Chun’s academic agenda

Under the tenure of Dean Marvin Chun, Yale College saw the end of shopping period, the expansion of Credit/D/Fail, and struggles in the advising system.

Yalies rally behind Ukraine

This spring, Yale affiliates strongly condemned Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and offered an outpouring of support.

Global tensions between US and China deepen at Yale

A prominent professor’s suspension heightened faculty outrage over the Justice Department's “anti-espionage” China Initiative. Meanwhile, the Yale Investments Office re-evaluated its Chinese investments.

Yale students and alumni receive coveted scholarships

Yale College students won several prestigious scholarships over the 2021-22 academic year.  Four Yalies won Rhodes Scholarships for graduate study at the University of Oxford […]

Teen organizers criticize “fossil fools” in New Haven

Last Friday, the New Haven Climate Movement Youth Action Team criticized the city budget’s lack of climate solutions funding.

East Haven neighbors voice concerns over Tweed Airport expansion 

Residents question Tweed environmental assessment, airport runway extension and terminal addition at a Tuesday meeting.

SOM professor updates viral list of Russia-affiliated companies

The list of over 450 companies now includes five tiers of business involvement with Russia.

Local foundation to sue Yale shuttle company for allegedly violating Clear Air Act

As part of their anti-idling campaign, Conservation Law Foundation intends to sue First Transit for violating the Connecticut Clear Air Act.

Russian oil ban – a possibility for greener energy?

Yale professors comment on the Russian oil ban.