Climate Change

Jacobson Keynote Speaker at Rhode Island Meeting, AP Reports

The Associated Press reported that George Jacobson, Maine’s state climatologist and professor emeritus of biology, ecology and climate change at the University of Maine, will be the keynote speaker at the annual meeting of Rhode Island’s Nursery and Landscape Association on Jan. 16 and 17 at the University of Rhode Island. Jacobson plans to discuss […]

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Chilean Newspaper La Tercera Reports on Waller’s Coral Research

La Tercera, a Chilean newspaper, recently reported on coral research by Rhian Waller, an associate research professor in the School of Marine Sciences at the University of Maine. The article, “Corals of cold water: the unknown forest under the Patagonian sea,” focuses on Waller’s findings from a deep-sea coral expedition in Chile, which she blogged […]

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Research.gov Highlights EPSCoR Sustainability Solutions Initiative Team’s Study

The National Science Foundation’s website Research.gov published an article on research by a Maine Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Sustainability Solutions Initiative (SSI) team at the University of Maine. The team is developing tools to help Maine communities better understand and prepare for the potential local effects of climate change. NSF is funding […]

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Mayewski, Jacobson Quoted in Morning Sentinel Article on Climate Change Forum

Paul Mayewski, a professor and director of the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute, and George Jacobson, state climatologist and professor emeritus of biology, ecology and climate change at UMaine, were quoted in a Morning Sentinel article about a climate change forum held at Kennebec Valley Community College. The pair spoke about the importance of […]

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GlobalPost Interviews Mayewski About Climate Change

Paul Mayewski, director of the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine, was featured in a Q&A article for GlobalPost. Mayewski spoke about the importance of climate change for the article titled “Calamity Calling: Climate change expert says Earth is having its ‘Independence Day’ moment.” He is also the science adviser for Calamity Calling, […]

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Putnam Co-Authors PNAS Journal Article on Climate Change

Aaron Putnam, a research associate at the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute, is a co-author of a journal article for Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). Wallace S. Broecker, Newberry Professor of Geology at Columbia University’s The Earth Institute, is the lead author of the article […]

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