Interview Videos

Interviews with Yale faculty, graduate students and post-doctoral researchers.

Interview Videos

Jared Milfred '16 became the nation's youngest certified nuclear plant operator while still attending Cleveland High School in Portland, Oregon.  He describes plans for the YCEI-sponsored forum on nuclear power that he is organizing with Professor Yehia Khalil of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, scheduled for April 24,...
Yale's School of Management presents the first national competition for business school students to demonstrate the most innovative and financially successful portfolio management plan for a hypothetical company that has chosen to divest its fossil fuel holdings. The Low-Carbon Portfolio Case Competition offers a $10,000 first place cash...
Are Conservatives welcome at an event like the People's Climate March? Should they be?  Is the answer to collective action solved by one big tent that embraces both sides of our divided political spectrum?  Or are two tents what we need? George Marshall, who visited Yale on Wednesday, offers his thoughts.
Project Director Ron Smith explains the nature of gravity waves, how they propagate high into the stratosphere and then collapse, creating Brewer-Dobson circulation cells that influence global weather. His international team of researchers spent most of the summer flying the night skies New Zealand to study the phenomenon.
Niel Golightly, Shell Oil's VP for External Affairs, discusses his company's practice of internally assuming a $40/ton price on carbon for their long-term planning needs.  IPCC Chairman Rajendra Pachauri responds with his thoughts on how a peer-reviewed study of the practice could significantly advance opportunities for implementing a...
The same week as he oversaw release of the most recent IPCC report, "Patchy" is honored for his service as YCEI's Founding Director.  He reflects here on when he first became concerned about climate, and the hope he sees now that  major corporations are planning for a lower carbon future. He'll be joined on the podium...
Tony Leiserowitz, Director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, discusses how "Six Americas" hear, interpret and respond to different messaging on climate change, and how health-related impacts de-politicize the discussion.

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