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Climate change: Africa has a major new carbon market initiative - what you need to know
Writing for The Conversation, Jonathan Colmer, Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia, summarizes Africa's new carbon market initiative.
Postcards from the Field: A trip to Nepal
UVA researchers visit Nepal to jumpstart research to reduce the effects of air pollution on environmental health.
Environmental Futures Forum 2022
UVa To Invest $60 Million To Put Climate Change Solutions in People’s Hands
2022 Summer Internships Awarded
CRI Report Optimistic That Virginia Can Meet Net-Zero Carbon Goal
Researchers at the University of Virginia’s Environmental Resilience Institute have published a report assessing how much carbon Virginia needs to remove from the atmosphere to get to “net-zero” emissions of...
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‘Coastal Futures Hub’ Aims to Protect Rural Communities Threatened by Climate Change
Since 1986, faculty and students of the University of Virginia’s Department of Environmental Sciences have conducted scientific research on the impact of global climate change on the coastal landscapes of Virginia’s Eastern Shore. This fall, a new initiative led by the University’s Environmental Resilience Institute will expand those efforts by creating a network of policymakers, community stakeholders, educators and researchers from UVA’s College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of Architecture and several cross-disciplinary research institutes to help Eastern Shore residents use that science to make practical decisions about how they will respond to the changes threatening their communities and their economy.
Scientists Develop Early-Warning System for Toxic Algae Blooms
Toxic algae blooms in lakes and reservoirs are highly destructive, resulting in fish kills and toxicity risks to wildlife, livestock – and even humans. But their development is difficult to...