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Global Warming

Posted by Kasra Zarei | Feb 14, 2017

University of Iowa's Dr. Peter Thorne is also a member of the U.S. EPA's Advisory Board. Of the 17 record-setting hottest years, 16 have occurred since 2000. This year, 2017,...

Power Plant, Climate Change
Posted by Todd Edwards | Apr 22, 2016

Photo by Kenneth Lu In the wake of the recently released World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Statement on the Status of Global Climate 2015 report, which warns that the world is...

Posted by Little Village | Nov 19, 2015

Photo by Curran Kelleher Scientists have warned for decades that greenhouse gas emissions have put the Earth on track for calamitous storms, floods, droughts and rising oceans. But the world’s...

Evening at the Ecopolis
Posted by Erica Blair | May 8, 2014

What will the environment of Iowa City look like a few decades from now? Jeff Biggers, the UI Office of Sustainability's writer in residence, suggests that it's...

Posted by Shauna McKnight | Jan 15, 2014

Iowa politician and activist Ed Fallon is organizing The Great March for Climate Action, an eight-month, cross-country demonstration to raise awareness about...