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Global Warming

Posted by Kasra Zarei |
Climate Change: A scientist helps separate facts from fiction

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 |
The Paris Agreement marks an unprecedented opportunity to quell the tide of climate change, and Iowans have a role to play

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 |
On climate change: Jane Smiley writes a dystopian ‘letter to the future’

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 |
‘An Evening at the Ecopolis’ presents optimistic vision for Iowa City

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 |
Iowa activist Ed Fallon organizes nationwide ‘March for Climate Action’

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