BIOMES: Angel Hsu and Reid Lifset, University of North Carolina and Yale School of the Environment, present "Cracking the Code: Probing the Double-Edged Sword of AI's Environmental Promise"

by YSE Office of the Dean

Lecture, Talk, or Panel BIOMES YSE Alumni YSE Building Display Screens YSE Faculty/Staff YSE Students

Wed, Mar 6, 2024

12 PM – 1 PM EST (GMT-5)

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Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium & Zoom

195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, United States

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About the Seminar:
The dramatic growth in the capabilities and availability of artificial intelligence has prompted increased interest in its use in environmental research. The potential is vast with a wide range of applications. At the same
time, AI has an environmental footprint that receives less attention. In this BIOMES session, Angel Hsu will describe emerging applications of AI, including large-language models and machine learning, for evaluating climate policy and impacts. Reid Lifset will describe the goals and projects of the Network for the Digital Economy & the Environment which is working to catalyze and disseminate research on the energy and environmental impacts of digital technology and digitalization. His talk will include discussion of a bibliometric analysis currently in progress to characterize the evolution of research on the environmental impacts of AI.

About the Series:
Over the last twelve years, the Yale School of the Environment has held a weekly seminar series, called BIOMES, which has been the School’s flagship forum for bringing cutting-edge research and impactful work to the community.
BIOMES stands for ‘Bridging Issues & Optimizing Methods in Environmental Studies”

The series is a community-sourced and student-led effort designed to bring different perspectives to YSE’s main stage. 

Food Provided (Food is provided for in-person attendees only. )


Past Events

Wed, Mar 06, 2024
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Private Location (register to display)
BIOMES: YSE Student Dinner with Angel Hsu and Reid Lifset

Yale School of the Environment Master's and Ph.D. candidates are invited to join BIOMES speakers Angel Hsu and Reid Lifset for dinner on the evening of their seminar at a local New Haven restaurant.

To attend the dinner, you must also attend the 12:00 PM talk led by Professors Hsu and Lifset, hosted in Burke Auditorium or via Zoom.

Registration is first come first serve for these opportunities, which are open to students of the YSE Community only.

Registration opens two weeks before the event.

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Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium & Zoom

195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, United States

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