Northeastern professor Matthias Ruth sees the grim facts presented in the Third National Climate Assessment released Tuesday as an opportunity, not a reason to be pessimistic.
New research from Northeastern climate scientists suggests that the most recent generation of models is no better at predicting future outcomes than the older generation. But they have a solution.
Auroop Ganguly, an associate professor and extreme weather expert, discusses the newest report on climate change, which found that humans are almost certainly to blame for the global phenomenon.
Every now and then I’ll get word of a faculty or student project that feels a bit like getting a surprise cupcake delivered to my email inbox. Not only is […]
Here’s an image for you: A sea star eats by basically vomiting up its stomach, sticking it inside the shell of a tasty morsel, say a mussel, and hanging out […]
Climate change may impact the incidence and severity of a toxic species of algae, according to research by recent environmental studies graduate Ashley Cryan.
After winter storm ‘Nemo’ dropped two feet of snow on us a couple weeks ago, it took the City of Boston two days to plow one of the roads leading […]
Speaking during the Policy School’s Open Classroom series, retired Navy Rear Admiral David W. Titley drew parallels between climate and defense issues.
Three Northeastern students participated in the 18th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar, which convened some 19,000 delegates from more than 190 nations.
Northeastern’s Open Classroom series, which analyzes a new public policy issue each semester, will take an interdisciplinary look at the challenges of solving climate change this spring.
Someone once told me that being a science writer is like being in school forever. Over the past year, my first at Northeastern, I have found that to be absolutely […]
Hurricane Sandy has laid bare the frailty of an urban infrastructure not accustomed to large-scale natural disasters. As others have recently explained, climate change modeling suggests that the frequency of […]