Wildfires raged recently through the foothills of Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains, damaging more than 1,400 structures and killing 14 people. Last week, two juveniles were charged with aggravated arson in connection with them. Northeastern’s Auroop Ganguly, an expert on climate extremes, notes that the “chain of causality” in such events is complex, with human activity significant but other factors, including climate change, also playing a role.
In the face of a historic New England winter, Stephen W. Director, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, has announced options for faculty to make up classes canceled […]
Meet some of Northeastern’s storm heroes — committed staff who have helped to keep the university running, campus clear, and students fed during Boston’s historic winter.
Winter’s relentless fury continued on Monday and Tuesday, dumping up to two feet of new snow across eastern Massachusetts. As a result of the storm’s far-reaching impact, Northeastern University canceled […]
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.