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New study questions the importance of meat eating in shaping our evolution – J. Tyler Faith Report on pre-planning for public housing recovery in Utah – Divya Chandrasekhar New research […]


Brown smoke obscures a building with the sign "...D CENTRAL BAKERY". People in masks wait in line outside. Barricades with "road closed" sign block the adjacent street.

Wildfire smoke trends worsening for Western U.S.

The warming climate has made wildfires and smoke increasingly common. Researchers in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences evaluated data from a number of sources to look at air quality trends […]


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Researching wildlife during the pandemic

Excerpted from an article by Paul Gabrielsen in AtTheU. Read the full story here. The coronavirus pandemic shut down a lot of research, including field research. But not so for […]


Rescuer on a water craft in front of a flooded home where a man wearing waders is carrying items out of the house.

GCSC seminar: disaster resilience in an unjust world

By Maria Archibald, Sustainability Office As climate-induced wildfires rage across the West and the COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten our communities, many of us have disaster on the mind. How […]


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Anderegg: Know the Risks of Investing in Forests

William Anderegg, Assistant Professor in the School of Biological Sciences, has a central research question:¬†What is the future of ecosystems in a changing climate? His lab studies how drought and […]