Hanwen Zhang
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Up in the Air

I knew planes well enough during pre-COVID days. My family always made it a point to visit my grandparents in Shanghai each summer, a ritual […]

Yale School of Law hosts joint environmental law and food policy conference

Occuring in person for the first time since the pandemic, “Rethinking Resilience” brought students and speakers to examine the crossroads of climate and food.

Environmental Film Festival discusses climate change through art

The Environmental Film Festival at Yale brought a cast of climate change related films to the big screen and fostered dialogue about the media’s role in addressing the ongoing environmental crisis.

Yale study investigates ecological impact of mussels on coastal marshlands

Research in partnership with the Yale Carbon Containment Lab has evaluated the impact of mussels on stemming sea level increases.

Yale School of the Environment food symposium explores alternate food futures

The 8th annual Yale Food Systems Symposium took a deep dive into the failings — and future — of food.

Material Energy Nexus symposium looks to green energy revolution

The Yale School of the Environment’s “Material Energy Nexus” symposium brought together researchers, policymakers and industry leaders to discuss the future of sustainable energy.

Yale School of Environment models effects of climate change on global tropical forest loss

A recent study by researchers at the School of the Environment and Woodwell Climate Research Center offers a glimpse into potential climate scenarios and future forests.

Yale University Art Gallery digitizes its publications

Yale University Art Gallery digitizes its publications The Online Access project, part of the art gallery’s long-term digitization plan, is working to make art and ideas open to all.

Alumnus Miranda Massie GRD ’91 speaks at Peabody Essex Museum climate change webinar

The Climate Museum curator joined panelists at the Peabody Essex Museum’s climate change webinar last Thursday to discuss her climate goals.

Yale Institute of Sacred Music launches multi-disciplinary ecology and arts initiative

The Yale Institute of Sacred Music’s “Religion, Ecology, and Expressive Culture” initiative tackles the climate crisis through religion, art and culture.

Lunarfest returns as New Haven enters Year of the Rabbit

The return of New Haven’s in-person Lunarfest brought a sense of belonging for some, while others commented on the challenges of celebrating Lunar New Year far away from loved ones.