Circular Economy

New Collaboration Highlights Impact of the Digital Economy

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

The Network for the Digital Economy and the Environment is a collaboration between the Yale School of the Environment, The Environmental Law Institute, and the Center for Law, Energy & the Environment at the University of California, Berkeley which highlights the potential energy and environmental impact that our online footprint creates.  The Yale Center for Industrail Ecology’s very own Reid Lifset is one of the lead researchers of the initaitive. 

Find out more about the exciting research being done by the initiative here

Yale Carbon Removal Symposium Highlights Opportunities and Barriers for Climate Change Mitigation

Leaders in science, policy, and business gathered on October 4 at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (FES) to discuss and debate pathways for removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The event was co-hosted by the Climate Change Learning Community, Climate Change SIG, the Yale Center for Business and the Environment, Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking, and Carbon 180.

Center announces new “Environmental Impact Index” – accounting for the effects of trade on the sustainability of countries’ economies

Global sustainability cannot be achieved without addressing international consumption and production practices. This summer, the Center will introduce a new index of environmental impacts from economic activity, a project made possible by generous support by Center Advisory Board Members Roberta Gordon and Marshall Ruben. The goal of the project is to create metrics aggregated into a sustainability index, which will enable financial markets to achieve global sustainability goals.

Big Ideas Take Center Stage at the Yale Environmental Dialogue

Big ideas for the future of sustainability were the focus of this month’s Yale Environmental Dialogue Symposium. The Symposium convened thought leaders from across sectors to formulate, discuss, and debate new ideas for solutions to today’s major environmental problems. Throughout the Symposium, participants generated ideas around the role of cities, the future of smallholder farms, how law can address the climate crisis, how we can shift our thinking to create equitable and lasting change, and more.

#21: Whendee Silver

In this podcast, Whendee Silver, Yale F&ES ‘97 (PhD) and professor of ecosystem ecology at U.C. Berkeley, outlines how the use of composted organic material (agricultural and green waste) on rangeland soils can increase carbon storage and decrease greenhouse gas emissions.

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