Climate Restoration

Healthy environments are the foundation for all human well-being.

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In order to effectively combat global climate change, we need to understand the barriers and opportunities to carbon removal strategies on local levels. We need to link global models to local action. Our Climate Restoration Initiative will evaluate the full potential for carbon removal strategies to mitigate climate change and their costs and benefits for the state of Virginia and its citizens. An accessible mapping tool will benefit carbon accounting, forecasting, and decision support to help leaders and policymakers understand emerging carbon removal strategies and the barriers and benefits in their home region.

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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 carbon dioxide – a designation which means that emissions of greenhouse gases do not exceed the amount being removed from...
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Shaping The Future Of Uva Research Through ‘Grand Challenge’ Investments

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Intro to Climate Change

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Phoebe Crisman Wins Prize for Public Interest Design

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CRI Report Presentation

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The Economy and Carbon Emissions: In Conversation with President Jim Ryan and Dr. Arun Majumdar

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Climate Justice

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Climate Risk and Opportunity for Private Capital

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Access to Nature as a Pandemic Response

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Hurricane Florence

Regional Hydroclimatic Changes 

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IoT for Climate Action