Climate Science Archive

Miki Amitay, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Expanding Wind Energy

On Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Week: Should wind turbines breathe like our lungs do? Miki Amitay, professor

Richard Gross, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Recyclable By Design

On Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Week: Plastics that degrade naturally could be a lifesaver for our planet.

Gilbert Metcalf, Tufts University – Carbon Tax

A carbon tax could be a boon to our economy. Gilbert Metcalf, professor of citizenship and

Edwin Stafford, Utah State University – Air Pollution Posters

Want to influence parents on an issue?  Teach their kids. Edwin Stafford, professor of marketing at

Art McGarity, Swarthmore College – Green Infrastructure to Reduce Water Pollution

On Swarthmore College Week: Overflowing sewers are a problem in many cities. Arthur McGarity, professor of

Andrea Lang, University at Albany – The Polar Vortex

It’s time again for the polar vortex to invade the U.S. and the news. Andrea Lang,

Ziqian Cecilia Dong, New York Institute of Technology – Cities and the Environment

On New York Institute of Technology Week: Cities need to prepare for the challenges of the

Jared Nelson, SUNY New Paltz – Fibers and Reducing Emissions

How to help save the environment?  Go crunchy. Jared Nelson, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at

Matthew Wallenstein, Colorado State University – Reducing Food Waste

How to reduce food waste?  Recycle it. Matthew Wallenstein, professor in the department of soil and

Elizabeth Thomas, University at Buffalo – A Wetter Arctic

As the arctic warms we can look to the past for clues to our future. Elizabeth