Grantee Profile

Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Grants to Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

  • $300,000

    2016 (Duration 3 years)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT — Yale Environment 360 (E360), a project of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, is an online magazine offering opinion, analysis, reporting, and debate on global environmental issues. This award provides operating support for the project which will allow the magazine to continue coverage of under-reported environmental topics, like climate change, biodiversity conservation, and pollution and health, while expanding coverage of solutions and technology, renewable energy, and durable conservation efforts. Flexible support will allow the project to respond to rapid changes in digital media, a particular challenge for independent, niche publications.

  • $1,500,000

    2015 (Duration 2 years)

    Climate Solutions

    NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT — The Yale Project on Climate Change Communications is a program of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies that conducts high-impact research on public responses to climate change and develops new communication strategies and tactics. The Yale Project has conducted pioneering (now considered seminal) studies of public climate change knowledge, attitudes, decision-making and behavior. This award ensures that the Yale Project continues to investigate how to best engage different audiences in climate change solutions, develop a 90-second radio program, Climate Connections, broadcast on more than 200 stations nationwide, and expand a partnership with the Associated Press and the independent research organization, NORC, at the University of Chicago.

  • $300,000

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT — Yale Environment 360, a project of the Yale School of Forestry, is an online magazine offering opinion, analysis, reporting, and debate on global environmental issues. MacArthur is a founding donor of the magazine. Yale Environment 360 will build on the success of its first five years of publication and expand its coverage into key, underreported areas of environmental concern, including climate change (mitigation and adaption), the decline of ecosystems and loss of biodiversity, the needed transition from fossil-fuel resources to renewable energy, and how to respond to the overexploitation of marine resources. This coverage will include a mix of reported articles on international issues, commentary and analysis from scientists and policymakers, video reports, and other multimedia.

  • $300,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT — To increase the multimedia content of Yale Environment 360 (over three years).

  • $250,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT — In support of online access to Research in the Environment, which provides institutions in developing countries access to scientific journals online (over three years).

  • $500,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT — To create YaleEnvironment Online (over three years).

  • $250,000

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT — To establish online Access to Research in the Environment (over three years).

  • $25,000

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation

    NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT — To support dialogue on global governance and environmental management.

  • $175,000

    1997 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation

    NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT — To support a regional policy research program on the institutional dimensions of biodiversity conservation in Southeast Asia (over four years).

  • $35,000

    1996 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation

    NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT — To develop a trade and environmental agenda for the Asia-Pacific economic community designed to promote sustainable development.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies $3,635,000 between 1978 and 2017.

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