• Bridge Collaborative Releases Guidance for Cross-Sector Solutions

    In London, The Bridge Collaborative, a global alliance of 90 organizations from 23 countries for which the Nicholas Institute is a part, released two new tools to assist decision-makers solving big challenges facing health, development, and the environment.

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  • Kate Konschnik

    Konschnik to Lead Climate and Energy Program

    Kate Konschnik, a lecturer on law and executive director of Harvard's Environmental Law Program, has been named director of the Climate and Energy Program at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions.

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  • Catalyst Program Awards

    Catalyst Program Awards Funding

    Six projects proposed by Duke faculty and staff have received funding from the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions Catalyst Program.

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  • 2017 Annual Report

    Amid the churn of Washington politics and the changing environmental policy landscape, the Nicholas Institute continues to do what we do well: produce objective research and tools to help decision makers better understand and weigh their short- and long-term policy choices. Our 2017 Annual Report showcases examples of this work.

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  • Improving our Knowledge on Small-Scale Fisheries: Data Needs and Methodologies

    Small-scale fisheries play an important role in contributing to food security, nutrition, livelihoods and local and national economies. However,... Read More
  • Fertilizer Management and Environmental Factors Drive N2O and NO3 Losses in Corn: A Meta-Analysis

    Effective management of nitrogen (N) in agricultural landscapes must account for how nitrate (NO3) leaching and nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions... Read More
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  • Revolution and Regulation in the U.K. Electricity System: Model or Warning?

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  • November 16, 2017
    Studies Assess Emissions; See Rise as Countries Meet to Negotiate Paris Agreement Terms
  • November 9, 2017
    Paris Agreement, Subnational Actions a Focus at COP 23 Meeting

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