Interview Videos

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

Interview Videos

Professor Ron Smith reflects on what the emerging El Niño portends for the "hiatus" discussion, and explains how the weather phenomenon's enormous scale exerts enough force on the Northern Hemisphere to slow the Earth's rotation.
Thaddeus Lee '17 and Juan Pablo Ponce deLeon '16 explain "the heart and brain" at the core of Y-House, a mechanical module that understands comfort and health considerations around the home, and economically shunts heat or cold energy to address them.
Postdoctoral researcher Adam Wilson discusses utilization of satellite imagery to uncover patterns governing how landscapes recover from wildfire in the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa, and what it portends for the use of the technology in other locations under global warming scenarios.
Scientists from the Yale-led E. Africa and Arabia Climate Impact Assessment Taskforce, and leaders of research organizations in Ethiopia and Djibouti, discuss the historic need for better climate understanding of the region that the IPCC considers the world's most at risk from climate change.
Jared Milfred '16, co-organizer of YCEI's April 24 nuclear forum, discusses the place of Three Mile Island in the history of power plant mishaps, and the passionate discourse that frequently accompanies discussions of the role of nuclear power in addressing climate change.
Yale economist Robert Mendehlson is a leading authority on resource economics, which involves valuation of environmental goods and services. He co-invented the Ricardian technique which measures the climate sensitivity of agriculture. He comments here on the importance and remaining mystery of monsoons, and their enormous importance to...
Professor Bill Boos explains plans for an April 17-18 workshop that convenes atmospheric dynamicists and social scientists from Asia, Africa, Australia and N. America to share their understanding of monsoons, continental scale weather systems upon which billions of people's lives depend.

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