Category: News

Ranga Myneni cited in blog article

October 20th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, News, Oct-15, Ranga Myneni

Ranga Myneni

Ranga Myneni

Earth & Environment Professor Ranga Myneni has been quoted in a blog article posted on Desmog.

The article “Climate Science Denialist Matt Ridley Criticised By Same Scientist He Sources on Greening Planet Claims” critiques a Matt Ridley-pinned opinion piece that purportedly uses Prof. Myneni’s work to back up Ridley’s argument.

To read the article, click on the link above or click here.

To read more on Prof. Myneni’s work, check out his profile page or see his recent news and publications.

Rick Reibstein publishes commentary on toxicity in products

October 14th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, News, Rick Reibstein, Sept-15

Rick Reibstein

Rick Reibstein

Earth & Environment Lecturer Rick Reibstein has published a new article published in the Lexington Minuteman.

The article “Commentary: Our legislators are right, industry leaders have toxic reasoning” can be found online here.

To learn more about Reibstein’s work, check out his profile page.

Suchi Gopal, Nathan Phillips featured in BU Today video

October 13th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, Nathan Phillips, News, Oct-15, Suchi Gopal

Earth  & Environment Professors Suchi Gopal and Nathan Phillips have been featured in a new video published by BU Today. The video “Cycling on Comm Ave, Seriously” focuses on the benefits and dangers of commuting via bicycle in a large city like Boston.

The video is embedded below. To see other more videos of members of the Department, check out our departmental media page, which features  a section dedicated to talks and lectures and a section of news-related media.

 

Sergio Fagherazzi to give talk at CafeSci Boston

October 8th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, News, Oct-15, Sergio Fagherazzi

Sergio Fagherazzi

Sergio Fagherazzi

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Sergio Fagherazzi will gives a talk on sea level rise and coastal impacts as part of CafeSci’s Rock the Cafe series.

Fagherazzi’s talk will be held on Tuesday Oct. 20th from 7-8 pm at CafeSci in Cambridge. For direction and more information on the event, see the event page.

To learn more about Fagherazzi’s work, check out his profile page or see his recent news and publications.

Wally Fulweiler featured in news article on effects of aquaculture

October 6th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, News, Oct-15, Robinson "Wally" Fulweiler

R. Wally Fulweiler

R. Wally Fulweiler

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Wally Fulweiler has been featured in a new article published in The Westerly Sun.

The article, “Experts gather to discuss effects of aquaculture’s rapid growth,” can be accessed online here.

To learn more about Prof. Fulweiler’s work, check out her profile or lab page, or see her recent news and publications.

Nathan Phillips quoted in news article

October 5th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, Nathan Phillips, News, Oct-15

Nathan Phillips

Nathan Phillips

Earth & Environment Professor Nathan Phillips has been quoted in a new article on gas leaks.

The article “Brookline has third most gas leaks in state” was published in the Brookline Tab. It can be accessed online here.

To learn more about Nathan Phillips’s work, check out his profile page or see his recent news and publications.

Nathan Phillips quoted in article on fixing gas leaks

September 25th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, Nathan Phillips, News, Sept-15

Nathan Phillips

Nathan Phillips

Earth & Environment Professor Nathan Phillips was recently quoted in an article on gas leaks in Dorchester.

The article, “Cry at Council hearing: Let’s deal with gas leaks in city – right now,” was published by the Dorchester Reporter and can be read online here.

To read more about Professor Phillips’s work, check out his profile page or see his recent news and publications.

VIDEO: Undergrad Kristen Noviello participates in NASA project

September 23rd, 2015 in 2015, News, Sept-15, Undergraduate

Undergraduate Environmental Analysis & Policy major Kristen Noviello took part in NASA’s Develop program this past summer.

Noviello was a member of the research team working on the project “Utilizing NASA Earth Observations to Identify Oil Spills and Natural Oil Seeps off Coastal Alaska.

As part of the project, NASA produced the following video featuring Noviello, the project, and the rest of the team.

To see other media featuring members of the department, check out our Department Media section.

 

Rick Reibstein featured in Huffington post article on lead paint

September 22nd, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, Graduate students, News, Rick Reibstein, Sept-15, Undergraduate

Rick Reibstein

Rick Reibstein

Earth & Environment Lecturer Rick Reibstein has been featured in a new Huffington Post article. The article, “This Rocker Has a Heavy Metal Warning for Fellow Parents,” focuses on Jon Fishman, the drummer for the band Phishand his campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of lead paint.

Reibstein and his research on the Regulated Community Compliance Project are featured prominently in the article. The article also recognizes recent work performed by Reibstein’s students who surveyed public awareness on lead-paint-related issues.

To read the entire article, click here.

To learn more about the Regulated Community Compliance Project, click here or visit Reibstein’s profile page.

Lucy Hutyra, Nathan Phillips, Jon Wang, Andrew Held featured in news article

September 10th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, Graduate students, Lucy Hutyra, Nathan Phillips, News, Sept-15, Undergraduate

Lucy Hutyra

Lucy Hutyra

Nathan Phillips

Nathan Phillips

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Lucy Hutyra, Professor Nathan Phillips, PhD candidate Jon Wang, and ESO President and Senior Environmental Analysis & Policy major Andrew Held have been featured in a new article published in The Daily Free Press.

The article, “Tree density study draws attention to limitations of human knowledge, concern,” focuses on a new study published that estimates the total number of trees on the planet.

Wang, Jon

Jon Wang

To read the article, click here.

To learn more about the work of Professor Hutyra, check out her profile page.

To learn more about the work of Professor Phillips, check out his profile page.