Wildfires continue to rage for a third week in and around the city of Fort McMurray in Canada’s Alberta province, the country’s oil-sands capital. Some 96,000 people have been evacuated from the area and 2,400 buildings have been destroyed. We asked three Northeastern experts about how the catastrophe will affect climate change, the likely impact on U.S. consumers, and how the Fort McMurray community can recover.
When discussing one of the most contentious topics of the 21st century—climate change—finding the balance between fact and emotion is precarious, say Northeastern faculty.
Climate change over the 21st century will significantly alter an important oceanographic process that regulates the productivity of fisheries and marine ecosystems, according to an interdisciplinary research team led by Northeastern University.
College of Science professor Brian Helmuth and a group of international researchers recently published a review paper in Climate Change Responses calling for a new approach to understanding and predicting the impact of climate change.
Jonathan Grabowski has written a piece for Wired UK.
Northeastern professor Brian Helmuth, an expert on climate change and environmental policy, has co-authored a paper in the journal Nature Climate Change examining the need to further integrate science into U.S. climate and ocean policy.
Marine and Environmental Sciences professor Brian Helmuth co-authors a paper about US climate and ocean policy.
As we get ready to face another winter storm, and are still warming up from a frigid January, there are plenty of people questioning the validity of climate change.