Professor Sergio Fagherazzi was featured in PBS’s The Sweaty Penguin, discussing his work on climate change and salt marshes: “Salt marshes are found along the entire U.S. coastline and on every continent except for Antarctica. They absorb carbon, protect coastlines from erosion, filter pollutants, and provide habitats for many important fish and shellfish species. But they’re […]
Associate Professor Michael Dietze was profiled this month in Science, which highlighted his Ecological Forecasting Initiative as “a grassroots effort to set standards, encourage interdisciplinary approaches, and develop forecasting methods that can be applied to many situations, including fisheries management, wildlife migrations, algal blooms, wildfire patterns, and human disease.” “EFI specifically aims to tackle cross-cutting […]
In a recent interview with BU Today, Professor Cutler Cleveland discusses why July was Boston’s warmest month on record. “Climate change is an urgent problem whose effects are being felt today; it is not just a ‘later this century’ problem. The health of people, ecosystems, and the economy are already diminished by climate change,” Dr. […]
Professor Cutler Cleveland this week spoke to the Boston Globe about city’s aspirations to be carbon neutral within three decades, and the hopes hinge on building standards, transportation emissions, and solid waste. Click to read the article.
In an interview with the BU Daily Free Press, Professor Nathan Phillips described his work leading rehabilitation efforts in the Merrimack Valley, in the wake of the September gas explosions. In collaboration with local climate advocacy nonprofits, Phillips has raised more than $14,000 through a GoFundMe page he started. As of October 22, he has […]