• Temperatures Rise, and We're Cooked

    Temperatures Rise, and We're Cooked

    Fellow Jisung Park's research featured in Nicholas Kristof's New York Times op-ed on human behavioral responses to rising temperatures.

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  • Unpacking our Social Identities and Privilege
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    Unpacking our Social Identities and Privilege

    This year's fall retreats offered Fellows a chance to explore how their social identities may have helped or hindered their success.

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  • Green Finance: The Next Frontier for U.S.-China Climate Cooperation
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    Green Finance: The Next Frontier for U.S.-China Climate Cooperation

    Fellow Kelly Sims Gallagher writes about how both countries need to mobilize investment at home while also steering outbound investment.

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Kristen Pratt

In the latest installment of their Working Shift series, WBEZ in Chicago talked with the sustainability manager of Chicago’s Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Fellow Kristen Pratt, about the work she does both inside the museum and in Chicago neighborhoods to promote the principles of sustainability.

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Nov 29, 2016
Jisung Park's work was featured in a recent op-ed by New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof. Until now, the focus [of climate change discussion] has been on rising seas, more intense...Read more >
Oct 20, 2016
A University of Maine PhD Candidate is developing policy to build climate resilience. Kimberley Miner is studying earth and climate sciences in Orono. She’s analyzing the threat of pesticides...Read more >
Oct 12, 2016
Climate change is a global problem, but it wears many faces, causing flooding in some areas and drought in others, record high temperatures one year, and cold the next. In the ocean, we are already...Read more >
Oct 6, 2016
A University of Maine researcher studying the decline of soft-shell clams in Casco Bay has found an effective way to protect clam populations, but is struggling to capture the attention of diggers...Read more >

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