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Yale University getting in gear with bike sharing

Apr 30th, 2013 | By

While Chicago and New York aren’t quite ready to roll out their versions of a bike sharing program, Yale is. As a result, fifty brand new bicycles have popped up around Yale’s campus, allowing students, faculty, and staff to commute about the campus on borrowed wheels.



Culture, not understanding, influences views on climate change

May 31st, 2012 | By

SYDNEY: Public apathy about climate change is often put down to a lack of scientific understanding – but the opposite could be true, according to new research. In a paper published in Nature Climate Change this week, researchers from Yale University found that those with the highest degree of scientific literacy were also the most

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Yale to transition to single-stream recycling

Nov 2nd, 2011 | By

Starting next semester, students will no longer have to worry about separating their recyclables in residential colleges. Over the course of the academic year, the University will transition to single-stream recycling, a process that allows the mixing of all recyclable items such as paper, metals and glass in the same container. This change is expected

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Seven Connecticut schools make Green Report Card’s cut

Oct 28th, 2010 | By

Yale University was one of the top scorers receiving an ‘A’ in the College Sustainability Report Card from GreenReportCard.org.

Yale has three committees dedicated to sustainability, one of which is in the process of developing a comprehensive sustainability plan. Yale also has reduced greenhouse gas emissions 7 percent since 2005 and aims to achieve a 43 percent reduction by 2020.



‘Yale Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions’ — three years ago

Oct 21st, 2010 | By

Yale made international headlines in 2005 when it announced an ambitious goal for cutting carbon output. Now, the news blog of the Yale Alumni Magazine — which is editorially independent — takes a look at what the university has and has not accomplished.



Yale Wins $1.5M for CO2 Underground Storage Research

Aug 12th, 2010 | By

More than 1, 100 years of CO2 storage potential in Geologic Formations Washington, D.C. — Yale University has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to develop technologies aimed at safely and economically storing carbon dioxide in geologic formations. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said the DOE is awarding a total of 15 projects up to

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