The Climate Change Teach-In, now in its fifth year, is co-sponsored by the university’s Climate Change Initiative and the Climate Action Plan.
Prof. Robert Gamache of the Department of Earth, Environmental and Atmospheric Sciences was named by Thomson Reuters as one of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” for 2014.
A new wind energy research center received funding from the National Science Foundation to help foster industry, academic and government collaborations.
Asst. Prof. Kate Swanger from EEAS led an expedition to Antarctica to investigate how the continent’s glaciers have responded to climate fluctuations in the past.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recently recognized Asst. Prof. Meg Sobkowicz-Kline in the Plastics Engineering Department with a prestigious faculty early career development prize, called the “CAREER” award.
Rising sea levels from melting glaciers and polar ice sheets, coupled with storm surges, will severely increase the flooding impacts in low-lying islands and cities.
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