Data-Driven Yale Wins UN Climate Contest

Data-Driven Yale won the Thematic Award linking Climate Change to other SDGs for research, “Air pollution-induced micro migrations: Impacts on Consumer Spending.”

Yearbook of Climate Actions launched

Data-Driven Yale researchers contribute to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change publication documenting growth of collaborative climate change initiatives.

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries: Contributions to Reducing Global Emissions

Data-Driven Yale partners with UN Environment and REN-21 to produce the third 1 Gigaton Coalition Report: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries – Contributions to Reducing Global Emissions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mission 2020: The Climate Turning Point

Data-Driven Yale researchers contributing authors on new report specifying immediate next steps for global climate action.

Aligning Sub-national Climate Actions for the Post-Paris Climate Regime

This paper explores the various alignment strategies used to initiate subnational climate actions that exceed national policies.

From Citizens to Satellites: Third Wave Data Approaches in China

Data-Driven Yale authors a series of white papers exploring the potential of new and innovative data collection strategies to support environmental management in China.

New Tool Comparing Countries' Environmental Performance Launched

Data-Driven Yale student researchers Udit Jain ’18, Zev Nicolai-Scanio (Choate-Rosemary Hall), and Shreya Shah (MArch ’18) – develop new tool that allows for comparison of environmental results between countries.

1 Gigaton Coalition Releases Second Report

Data-Driven Yale, partnering with UNEP, REN-21, and the New Climate Institute, co-authors report that finds renewable energy and energy efficiency projects implemented in developing countries from 2005 to 2015 will reduce annual greenhouse gas emissions by almost half a gigatonne by 2020.

Data-Driven Yale Contributing Author to 2016 UNEP Emissions Gap Report

Director Angel Hsu contributing author to Chapter 4: Bridging the Gap – Role of Non-State Actors and Reviewer for the 2016 UNEP Emissions Gap Report.

Opinion: Big Data has big potential for applications to climate change adaptation

In this piece, Angel Hsu and co-authors examine how “big data” can inform adaptation research and decision-making and outline what’s needed from the adaptation community to maximize this opportunity.

Publication: Reinvigorating International Climate Policy

Angel Hsu, PhD, co-authors article, “Reinvigorating International Climate Policy:A Comprehensive Framework for Effective Nonstate Action,” in the Nov. 2015 issue of Global Policy. The article is available free until February 2016. Click here to download a copy.

Correspondence: China Needs to Come Clean on Carbon Statistics

Angel Hsu, PhD, Kaiyang Xu, and Andrew Moffat argue that China’s lack of transparent carbon emissions data has global implications in a Nature correspondence.

Paris climate talks need business to move beyond greenwashing

Angel Hsu, PhD, and Amy Weinfurter argue that we should welcome recent commitments by the business sector, but they now need to be converted into tangible progress.

Angel Hsu featured guest on Kojo Nnamdi Show

On Sept. 15, 2015, Angel Hsu, PhD, was a featured guest on the Washington, D.C.-based Kojo Nnamdi Show on National Public Radio. Click here to listen to a recording of the program. Photo by Diego Cambiaso on Flickr.com.

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