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How Will We Feel the Effects of Global Warming?

May 1, 2020

By Kalina Georgieva Kalina Georgieva is a freshman at UNC-Chapel Hill majoring in Biology. Editor’s Note:  As part of UNC Professor Elizabeth Sasser’s Public Policy class students were given an assignment to write an opinion piece highlighting a current environmental … Continued

UNC’s 2018 Climate Change and Resilience Symposium

June 1, 2018

By Margaret Keener and Jessie Straub Margaret Keener is a graduate student in the UNC Department of City and Regional Planning. Jessie Straub is a graduate student in the UNC Department of Marine Sciences. We both had the opportunity to … Continued

Helping Teachers Explore the Electric Grid of the Future

July 1, 2017

By Dana Haine Dana Haine is the K-12 Science Education Manager at the UNC Institute for the Environment. Gretchen Bakke, author of The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future, writes that while electricity “is situated squarely … Continued

The Science Behind Predicting Wildfires

December 4, 2016

Post by Uma Shankar  Uma Shankar is a Research Associate with the UNC Institute for the Environment’s Center for Environmental Modeling and Policy Development The current severe drought conditions in western North Carolina are resulting in significant environmental and economic … Continued

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