Welcome

Featured News

YCELP is Hiring this Spring/Summer

The Environmental Performance Index (EPI), a project of YCELP, is hiring for a variety of Research Assistant position for the Spring and Summer semesters. Click here to learn more about the positions and how to apply. 


Dan Esty in Mexico City for the C40 Mayors Summit

Dan joined mayors from around the world who came to the Summit “to continue the momentum for action to reduce the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, building on last year’s Paris Climate Change Agreement.” Click here to read more.


Dan Esty speaks out on the importance of accounting for the “social cost of carbon”

When new regulations are developed, critics often point to high costs associated with implementation. But regulations that mitigate climate change also serve to reduce future costs that will come with a warming planet. Efforts to measure those costs through a price on carbon recently saw an important legal victory. Click here to read more.

Featured Blog Posts

January 17, 2017
By Lucy Kessler, YCELP Communications RA. Although President-elect Trump has made his opinions widely known, his plans for acting on those statements remain...
November 29, 2016
By Emily Wier. This year, Secretary of State John Kerry visited both of the poles to understand the impacts of climate change on some of our most fragile...
Photo Credit: Michael Marsland
October 14, 2016
By Steve Arowolo, Founder and CEO, Green Shift Africa, Cape Town, South Africa The profiles of Yale Sustainability Leadership Forum’s inaugural class of 2016...