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When you can’t cut, estimate your losses

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 […]

3Qs: Back to the dust bowl?

The western and southern United States is cur­rently expe­ri­encing the worst drought since 1988. We asked Auroop Gan­guly, a pro­fessor of civil and envi­ron­mental engi­neering, to explain the effects of cli­mate change on drought and its impact on the environment.

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Climate change and coral reefs

Corals are anal­o­gous to trees in trop­ical rain forests,” said Steve Vollmer, assis­tant pro­fessor at Northeastern’s Marine Sci­ences Center. “They pro­vide the essen­tial habitat for the unprece­dented diver­sity of organisms […]