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Geneticists close to grasping how plant communities may adapt to climate change

A century after scientists first noted that the environment contributes to the evolution of adaptive differences among plant populations, scientists are on...

AP: Why climate change is making it harder to chase fall foliage

Droughts that cause leaves to turn brown and wither before they can reach peak color. Heat waves prompting leaves to fall before...

AP: For one night, TV comics focus their shows on climate change

Sewage treatment, sea turtles and a depressing condom ad all came up when late-night television hosts united for one night to turn...

Rethinking resilience in the face of climate change

Hurricane Ida brought record-breaking rainfall and flooding, and stronger, more destructive storms will inevitably come. Being better prepared will require reconsidering how...

BBC: Climate change: ‘Last refuge’ for polar bears is vulnerable to warming

A new study finds that an area of the Arctic Ocean critical for the survival of polar bears is fast becoming vulnerable...

Climate change-resistant corals could provide lifeline to battered reefs

Corals that withstood a severe bleaching event and were transplanted to a different reef maintained their resilient qualities, according to a new...

CNN: The realities of climate change are pushing big businesses to focus on sustainability

A consensus appears to be taking root in Corporate America: What's good for the environment can also be good for business.

Energy and water autonomy for off-grid waterfront floating structures

Waterfront communities are the most susceptible to climate change and to extreme weather events. Beyond the risk of flooding itself, centralized water...

Math Institute workshop to focus on how math and statistics can address climate change

The accelerating effects of global climate change—including destructive wildfires, intensifying tropical storms, severe drought and coastal flooding—pose major risks to civic infrastructure, the...

BBC: Can dairy adapt to climate change?

Amid polarised debate, Emily Kasriel asks how dairy farmers see the role of their industry in climate change – and finds a...
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NCSA Awards 2022 Fiddler Innovation Fellowship

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications is proud to announce Gabe Tavas as the latest recipient of the $10,000 Fiddler Innovation Fellowship for developing...