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Spotlight: Data is life

Michigan Engineering assistant professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Valeriy Ivanov is part of a small group of researchers working to decipher the secrets of the Amazon rainforest as it undergoes drastic change due to climate change. May 15, 2020. #GabeCherry # ...


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Carbon footprint hotspots: Mapping China's export-driven emissions

School for Environment and Sustainability researcher Shen Qu et. al. discusses research during the COVID-19 that provides the most detailed mapping of China's export-driven CO2 emissions to date. May 7, 2020. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article ...


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Study: Cutting animal-based foods in U.S. diet by half could prevent 1.6 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

School for Environment and Sustainability researchers have partnered with Tulane University in a study that has found cutting animal based foods in the U.S. can prevent 1.6 billion tons of greenhouse gases. April 29, 2020. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article ...


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Balancing Impacts of Range-shifting Species: Invasive Disruption vs. Biodiversity Benefits

School for Environment and Sustainability Associate Professor Inés Ibáñez published a paper about invasive species, urging greater discussion about the effects of species on different environments. May 1, 2020. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article ...


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Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms Release More Methane than Previously Estimated

U-M Space Science Engineering and Climate Sciences Professor Eric Kort discusses how offshore energy producing platforms in the U.S. waters of the Gulf of Mexico are emitting twice the amount of greenhouse gasses than previously thought. April 13, 2020. #5mins #Engineering #web...


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Case studies provide in-depth lessons about sustainability

U-M group of multidisciplinary professors and researchers have compiled very detailed case studies about the changing climate and different ecosystems to educate people about how our Earth is being affected by climate change. March 31, 2020. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web...


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Rabe explores taxing methane emissions

Public Policy professor Barry Rabe discusses the politics around taxing methane gas releases, and argues that the best way to reduce carbon emissions from companies is to impose a tax on the emissions. March 16, 2020. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy ...


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Society’s Response to COVID-19 Foreshadows Even Greater Challenges in Future

Michigan Ross professor Andy Hoffman discusses how COVID-19 is a good way to measure how the world will react to work together in the future, as society moves into the Anthropocene Era, with more global natural disasters. April 2, 2020. # #Business #web-article #MichiganRoss ...


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‘Largest Radio Telescope in Space’ to Improve Solar Storm Warnings

Michigan Engineering Professor Justin Kasper was chosen by NASA to lead a 62.5 million dollar mission that will help provide better information about the sun's radiation for spacecrafts and astronauts to travel through. March 30, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article ...


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Lockdown for Space Agencies Put Research Projects in Limbo

Michigan Engineering professors and research scientists who have been working with NASA and European Space Agency have had projects altered due to COVID-19, and they discuss the future of their work. April 2, 2020. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter ...