New research led by experts at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, in partnership with several other universities, suggests that carbon emissions from the land used to grow corn can negate or even reverse any climate advantages …
The Slesinger Award for Excellence in Mentoring, which honors those who provide excellent mentoring to women faculty, has been awarded to Nelson Institute professor Tracey Holloway.
Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) and Department of Geography professor Holly Gibbs is featured in a recent article from The Guardian highlighting the challenges surrounding a landmark Amazon soy moratorium.
Tatiana Maeda and Yuren Sun, both students in Zuzana Burivalova’s Sound Forest Lab, are featured in a PBS Wisconsin “Meet the Lab” video about how scientists use big data to count how many animals are …
The article explains ways that NASA satellite data can be used to inform state implementation plans (SIPs) that are used to maintain compliance with U.S. National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).
Bindl is a graduate student in the Nelson Institute’s Environment and Resources program and member of SAGE faculty member Morgan Edwards’ lab.
“The Climate Emergency is Now” Listen now
Opinion | The true cost of climate change needs to include the health toll Read more
Smoke has been funneling into Wisconsin at an unprecedented level due to wildfires and weather patterns, impacting air quality and sensitive groups. Researchers argue climate change is driving extreme heat that’s fueling wildfires and degrading …
Patz is among eight faculty who received the 2021-22 awards that honor those who have made major contributions to the advancement of knowledge, primarily through their research endeavors, but also as a result of their teaching and service activities.