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 […]
Auroop Ganguly, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, examines the role our planet’s changing climate plays in weather events like Hurricane Sandy.
In testifying before a Canadian panel, Northeastern professor Matthias Ruth brought new insight into the public’s thinking on a massive oil pipeline project.
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.