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LSU Researchers Help Communities Adapt to Climate Change

A groundbreaking $1.1 million project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and designed by the Department of Environmental Science (DES) at Louisiana State...

DOE Awards $3M to Support Clean Energy Transition at Tribal Colleges

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is allocating $3 million to help two tribal college campuses shift to clean energy. The funding will assist Blackfeet...

UArizona Indigenous Resilience Center Receives $2M Grant to Support Tribal Climate...

The University of Arizona Indigenous Resilience Center (IRes) has received a $2 million grant from the nonprofit Waverley Street Foundation to initiate a program...

University of Arizona Sustainability Fund Supports Creative Solutions

Through its Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF) and as part of its larger commitment to sustainability, equity, and climate action, the University of Arizona (UArizona)...

Case Studies Shed Light on Emerging Health Trends Related to Climate...

Health professionals worldwide report growing incidences of medical conditions exacerbated by climate change and other environmental factors, including new and evolving infectious diseases, malnutrition,...

UO Researchers to Collaborate with Indigenous Communities on Climate Change Solutions

The University of Oregon (UO) is partnering with Indigenous and rural communities on a groundbreaking study to develop potential solutions for reducing carbon in...

Law Students Push Schools Toward Climate Accountability

A new national student organization known as Law Students for Climate Accountability (LSCA) is putting pressure on the nation’s top-ranked law schools to gradually...

Institute Spearheads Racial, Climate Justice Projects in Pacific Northwest

In 2020, the Almeda Fire ravaged rural communities of Jackson County, Oregon, destroying more than 2,500 homes. To document the stories of those who...

Georgetown, Howard, and Morgan State Partner for Environmental Data Initiative

Howard University, Morgan State University, and Georgetown University School of Public Policy’s Massive Data Institute (MDI) are partnering on a data project to help...

Health Professions Students Grade Their Institutions on Climate Change Awareness

More than 450 students at health professions schools around the world are measuring how effectively their institutions address climate change using the Planetary Health...

Harvard Medical School to Add Climate Change to Curriculum

A committee at Harvard Medical School (HMS) recently voted to integrate climate change into the curriculum for MD students. The new content will examine how...

Energy Department Funds Programs to Advance MSI Involvement in Carbon Management

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced it would provide $6.4 million to help develop relationships between the Office of Fossil Energy...

University of California System Launches the Center for Climate, Health, and...

The University of California (UC) system recently launched the UC Center for Climate, Health, and Equity at its San Francisco campus to find equitable...

Urban Planning and Public Policy Programs Aim to Protect Vulnerable Communities...

Over the course of summer 2021,  scorching heat waves blanketed the Pacific Northwest, claiming the lives of hundreds of residents. Although the record-breaking temperatures...

Prestigious Steedman Fellowship Focuses on Climate Change and Other Global Challenges

The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) and the American Institute of Architects, St. Louis...

Harvard University Latest to Join Fossil Fuel Divestment Cohort

Harvard University announced Thursday it will no longer invest in fossil fuels, making it the most recent of several higher education institutions to divest...

The Least Diverse Field in Science

Climate change impacts underserved communities the most, yet geoscience remains homogenous Within the span of a few months, 2021 saw some of the worst weather...

Biden Makes Historic Cabinet Nominations for Climate Change

On Thursday, President-elect Joe Biden selected Democratic New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland as Secretary of Interior, making her the first Indigenous person to serve...

Public Policy Schools Create Research Centers to Help Solve Some of...

Public policy schools tackle society’s greatest challenges by operating research centers and collaboratives dedicated solely to studying policy solutions on education, public health, and...

Environmental Law Students Are Behind a Movement to Protect Underrepresented Communities

The impact of climate change hits politically, socially, and economically disadvantaged communities first and hardest. After a decade of recession in Puerto Rico, where almost half...