Tag: Climate Change

Postdoc Qi Zhang Co-Authors Two New Papers on Mangrove Ecosystems in India’s Sundarbans Biosphere Region

Qi Zhang, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently published two papers on the mangrove ecosystems in India’s Sundarbans Biosphere Region (SBR), a biodiversity hotspot that is acutely susceptible to the impacts of climate change. The region makes up nearly 3 percent of the Earth’s total area […]

Former Summer Fellow Radost Stanimirova Authors Paper on Sensitivity of Global Pasturelands to Climate Change

Radost Stanimirova, a PhD candidate in the Department of Earth & Environment and a 2016 Graduate Summer Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored a paper titled “Sensitivity of Global Pasturelands to Climate Variation” published in the American Geophysical Union (AGU) journal Earth’s Future. Pastures are the most […]

Janetos’s Paper on Importance of Climate Adaptation Published Posthumously in Climatic Change

The late Anthony Janetos, Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future from 2013-2019, wrote an essay titled “Why is climate adaptation so important? What are the needs for additional research?” that was posthumously published in the journal Climatic Change. In the essay, Prof. Janetos presented a general framework for climate adaptation […]

Faculty Research Fellow Michael Dietze Featured in The Brink on Australian Fires

Michael Dietze, an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was recently featured in a story in The Brink about the Australian bushfires. In the article, Prof. Dietze explains the history and ecological role of Austalia’s fire […]

Fulweiler and Ray Publish Paper Comparing Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Native and Non-Native Oysters

Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow Prof. Robinson W. (Wally) Fulweiler and 2019 Graduate Summer Fellow Nicholas Ray recently published a paper titled “Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Native and Non-native Oysters” in the journal Frontiers in Environmental Science. The paper’s lead author was Gretchen McCarthy of the Fulweiler Lab. The introduction of non-native species of oysters is commonly associated with a wide […]

Faculty Research Fellow Bruce Anderson Discovers Ocean/Atmosphere Climate Variation Spanning Entire North Pacific

Bruce Anderson, a Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, has published a new paper in the Journal of Geophysical Research in which he details his discovery of a new ocean/atmosphere climate variation in the northern Pacific […]

Faculty Research Fellows Li and Hutyra Awarded NSF Grant to Study Heat Waves in Urban Areas

Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellows Prof. Dan Li and Prof. Lucy Hutyra were recently awarded a $650,000 National Science Foundation grant to study land-atmosphere feedbacks over urban areas experiencing heat waves, and the impacts of heat waves on natural systems and human activities in urban areas. The grant was awarded through NSF’s Prediction of and […]

Delina Convenes Two Workshops on Future of Energy Systems in Developing Countries

Laurence Delina, a Visiting Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently convened a pair of interdisciplinary workshops on the future of energy systems in developing countries. The first workshop, which was held November 1-2 at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India, focused on China’s rapidly expanding investments in energy […]