ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Yale participants in COP26 reflect on conference, aim for more action in COP27

More than 20 Yale affiliates across Yale College, the Yale School of the Environment, and the Yale Law School traveled to Glasgow to participate in COP26 over the past two weeks.

Yale students and professors shape global environmental policy at COP26 conference

Student participants expressed varying levels of optimism about the conference’s ability to create change.

Yale researchers predict ocean circulation of Pliocene Era

Two teams of Yale researchers independently reached identical conclusions about the nature of Pacific currents in the Pliocene era, a time with carbon dioxide levels […]

YPCCC releases report indicating increasing interest in climate policy amongst American voters

The Yale Program on Climate Change Communications, or YPCCC, recently released a “Politics & Global Warming” report, finding that the majority of surveyed Americans support […]

Flint water crisis lowered birth weight, Yale study finds

Researchers from the Yale School of Public Health, or YSPH, found that babies born to mothers who were exposed to contaminated water from the Flint […]

Yale researchers attribute extreme precipitation in recent years to intensifying “rivers in the sky”

With the onslaught of increasingly frequent floods and storms brought about by climate change, Yale researchers pointed to a possible culprit: the changing course of […]

Yale researcher encourages sustainability efforts in healthcare

A Yale researcher recently published an article arguing for increased sustainability efforts within the healthcare profession through decreasing the demand for care. In an analysis […]

Yale researchers identify Americans’ willingness to prepare for “climate change” versus “extreme weather”

From the catastrophic forest fires in California to the recent flooding of Yale’s dormitories, the impacts of climate change are becoming more apparent to many […]

Yale leads effort to explore multi-hazard climate risks in the Himalayas

Researchers at Yale have found that the rapid rate of urbanization in Nepal is a signal to government agencies to better inform people of the data surrounding the risks associated with climate change.

Photo looking up at Himalayan forest
University researchers join consortium studying public health in the Caribbean

The Yale Center on Climate Change and Health, within a 25-organization consortium, is organizing a conference dedicated to launching research initiatives to address adverse public health outcomes due to climate change in the Caribbean.

The School of Public Health sign in front of the building
Yale astronomer leads team in the study of an ultra-hot Jupiter

In a recently published study, an international collaboration of astronomers studied the atmosphere of an exoplanet similar in size and mass to Jupiter but with significant differences in surface temperatures.