In a new podcast episode, Bruce Walker from the U.S. Department of Energy discusses lessons learned from the devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico, the Trump Administration’s support for coal and nuclear plants, and more.
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Yutian Wu, an atmospheric scientist seeking to understand how the rapid decline of Arctic sea ice will impact North American weather extremes, is the Center’s newest Fellow.
Developing, understanding and applying knowledge of environmental problems and the solutions to those problems is the purpose of sustainability research and education.
How much does it actually matter if you take public transit instead of driving? Here’s an easy way to find out.
Posing as an interplanetary flight attendant in an upcoming show, researcher Christine McCarthy will lead a geological journey through the solar system.
Thousands of years ago, the West Antarctic ice sheet shrank dramatically—then grew back in an unexpected way.
A new model estimates how many climate migrants there will be, where they are likely to go, and what effects they might have on the places to which they move.
In the high Andes of Peru, glacial retreat poses a complex set of challenges related to water supply.
New seasonal forecasting services could improve livelihoods for Bangladeshi farmers.
The persistence of toxic chemicals and substances like plastics throughout the biosphere has impacts that are not yet well understood and may be very difficult to predict.