Articles by: Dylan Walsh

At Yale

OP-ED:  Positive Environmentalism – An Open Letter to Faculty, Staff, Alumni and Students of FES

OP-ED: Positive Environmentalism – An Open Letter to Faculty, Staff, Alumni and Students of FES

Update: SAGE has published a response to this letter here.

Kim Jeffery, CEO of Nestlé Waters North America, sat comfortably on-stage. He had come to Burke Auditorium to discuss extended producer responsibility initiatives underway at his company.

During …

by × April 12, 2012 × 8 comments

Actions, Climate

Change Gamers

Change Gamers

Video games are maturing. Where players once practiced delivering newspapers or dispatching demons, they are now increasingly being asked to tackle real-world problems like climate change and war. Follow author Dylan Walsh as he surveys the scene and logs on to try to save the globe.
by × March 27, 2012 × 1 comment

Ecosystems, Oceans

Sage Briefs: Wrong Place, Wrong Clime–Will Marine Sanctuaries Falter as Temperatures Rise?

Sage Briefs: Wrong Place, Wrong Clime–Will Marine Sanctuaries Falter as Temperatures Rise?

Sunrise on the coral reef at Shark Island lagoon, French Frigate Shoals. Shark Island is part of the Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge and the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. Image credit: Lindsey Kramer/ USFWS

The golden promise of marine …

by × March 1, 2012 × 1 comment

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Keystone XL: Deciding the National Interest

Keystone XL: Deciding the National Interest

President Obama has twice rejected construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, declaring it not in the national interest. If you're wondering from where he derives this authority, here's a hint: that's a trick question.
by × February 8, 2012 × 0 comments

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The Limits of Civil Disobedience: An Interview with Director Marshall Curry

The Limits of Civil Disobedience: An Interview with Director Marshall Curry

Documentary filmmaker Marshall Curry has said that he likes to "present people's best arguments and let those smack into each other." His third and most recent project does this exceedingly well – many good arguments, much tough smacking.
by × January 3, 2012 × 0 comments

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On the Path to Regulating Climate Change: The Costs and Benefits of Cost-Benefit

On the Path to Regulating Climate Change: The Costs and Benefits of Cost-Benefit

Should Cost-Benefit Analysis be used in the generation of climate change policy? Yale Environmental Economics Professor Matthew Kotchen and Yale Environmental Law Professor Douglas Kysar debate.
by × November 13, 2011 × 1 comment