Yale Climate Day

Yale Climate Day 2022
May 4, 2022

Yale Climate Day 2022

May 4, 2022 

The Greenberg Amphitheater
391 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Yale Climate Day brings the Yale community together to discuss climate and global environmental change in the Earth system. This year we will be hosting a hybrid event including Faculty research talks, a poster session showcasing the work of emerging scholars, and a photo contest sponsored by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication (YPCCC). 

Please note: We have reached maximum capacity for in-person attendance. Research talks will be available virtually at the following link.

We hope you can join us! 


10:00 AM - 10:30 AM - Coffee 

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Peter Raymond (YSE), “Enhanced weathering: Evidence for CO2 uptake at scale”

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Yong Zhou (EEB), “Increased tree cover in savannas provides limited benefit in climate fight”

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Yuan Yao (YSE), “Bioeconomy and Climate Change”

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM - Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM - David Vasseur (EEB), “Integrating Population Dynamics into Forecasts of Extinction Risk”

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Joachim Katchinoff (EPS), “Alternative strategies for enhanced mineral weathering” 

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM - Coffee 

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM - A Panel Discussion on climate and synergies among organizations at Yale 

  • Moderated by Noah Planavasky (EPS)
  • Anastasia O’Rourke (CCL)
  • Casey Pickett (PSP)
  • Eric Fine (YPCCC)
  • Anna Schuerkmann (YCNCC)
  • Gary Brudvig (ESI)
  • Carla Staver (YIBS) 

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Happy Hour & Poster Session 

With additional support provided by:

Yale Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Yale Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale Program on Climate Change Communication (YPCCC), and the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. 

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