Climate Change Conversations

Explore Climate Change

Yale Alumni Academy and the Yale School of the Environment have assembled a distinguished roster of expert faculty to address the leading climate change issues facing our wonderous planet. To shine a light on how climate change impacts all aspects of our life and relationships, this year we will be joined by an interdisciplinary cohort of faulty members representing different Yale schools, centers of excellence, laboratories, and innovative programs. These presentations offer alumni participants interactive lectures and discussion sessions designed to inform, educate, and expand your thinking on this important topic. We hope you will join one or more sessions for a challenging and thought-provoking opportunity to stay current on how Yale faculty are grappling with issues related to climate change.

Meet the 2023 Speakers

Maya Prabhu

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Dr. Maya Prabhu is a Clinical Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine...

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Assistant Professor of Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Systems

Dr. Yuan Yao is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Systems at the Yale School of the Environment. Her research is motivated by the increasing need for sustainable solutions...

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Kai Chen

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health); Director of Research, Climate Change and Health; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

Dr. Dr. Chen received his Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Engineering in 2016 from Nanjing University in China. During 2014-2015, he served as a Visiting Scholar at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health...

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Matthew H Goldberg

Research Scientist, Director of Experimental Research at the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication

Dr. Matthew Goldberg is a Research Scientist and the Director of Experimental Research at the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication. His research focuses on persuasion, social influence, and strategic communication about climate change...

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Gerald Torres

Professor of Environmental Justice

Gerald Torres is a Professor of Environmental Justice at the Yale School of the Environment and a Professor at the Yale Law School. He is former President of the Association of American Law Schools...

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Daniel Carrión

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health); Director of Education, Climate Change and Health

Dr. Daniel Carrión is an environmental health scientist focused on the intersection of climate, energy, and health (in)equity. He conducts exposure science and environmental epidemiology...

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Shimon Anisfeld

Senior Lecturer II and Research Scientist in Water Resources and Environmental Chemistry

Dr. Shimon Anisfeld, known to his students and colleagues as Shimi, sees himself as an educator first and a researcher second. Dr. Anisfeld has three primary areas of interest...

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