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Haley Engelberth (MS 2012) gets journal article published in Environmental Research!

Haley’s work studying the effectiveness of Maine CDC’s (Center for Disease Control & Prevention) fish consumption advisory for at-risk women is forthcoming as a research article in the journal Environmental Research Can fish consumption advisories do better? Providing benefit and risk information to increase knowledge. Haley Engelberth,Mario Teisl, Eric Frohmberg, Karyn Butts Kathleen P. Bell, […]

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Dr. Sharon Klein gets new publication accepted

Life Cycle Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Water and Land Use for Concentrated Solar Power Plants with Different Energy Backup Systems; by Sharon J.W. Klein and Edward S. Rubin Concentrated solar power (CSP) is unique among intermittent renewable energy options because for the past four years, utility-scale plants have been using an energy storage technology […]

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Quarterly Economic Report: Productivity in Maine

MDF is pleased to present our first Quarterly Economic Report, Productivity in Maine.  Produced in partnership with the University of Maine’s School of Economics, this series of quarterly reports further explores the economic indicators in Measures of Growth In Focus, a reliable and trusted annual report issued by the Maine Economic Growth Council. Improving Maine’s […]

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PhD student Stacia Dreyer gets her first publication

Stacia’s paper “Acceptance and support of the Australian carbon policy”, has been accepted for publication in Social Justice Research. Stacia worked on this paper with Iain Walker, Research Group Leader for the Social and Behavioural Sciences Group at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO)  – Australia’s national science agency.  Stacia was in Australia […]

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Graduate student Eva Manandhar selected for Penn State’s summer school in Sustainable Climate Risk Management

The school links an international, transdisciplinary team of climate scientists, economists, philosphers, statisticians, engineers, and policy analysts to answer the question, “What are sustainable, scientifically sound, technologically feasible, economically efficient, and ethically defensible climate risk management strategies?” The week-long summer school fosters opportunities for collaboration and to provide graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with a […]

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Caroline Noblet and Sharon Klein Attend Volturnus Launch

Caroline Noblet and Sharon Klein have both done some research in renewable energy, and specifically wind energy. On May 31st, they attended the launch of Volturnus, the first offshore wind turbine in North America. Below are pictures from the event. You can read more about the launch from the following links: Energy.gov Article Deep C Wind Press […]

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