The Duke-based Internet of Water will serve as the model for a national pilot program to improve how water data is shared.
Discussions about where to focus investments in infrastructure and what to build are not informed by a complete accounting of the nation’s assets, leaving out many critical services that nature provides, write Stephen Posner, of the Gund Institute for Environment, and Lydia Olander, of the Nicholas Institute.
Duke University’s continued path to net carbon neutrality by 2024 now includes an investment in helping preserve coastal habitats more than 4,000 miles from Durham, on the western coast of Africa, reports Duke Today. The investment was driven by Nicholas Institute research into payments for conservation of blue carbon.
The Climate 21 Project tapped the expertise of more than 150 people with high-level government experience to provide the incoming Biden administration with recommendations for taking urgent and meaningful action on climate change.
Utilities and their customers face growing challenges to the affordability of basic water services in communities across the country. Over the last year, the Nicholas Institute’s Water Policy Program has been exploring the causes and scale of these challenges and ways to potentially address them.
Jackson Ewing joined CGTN's "The Point" to explore Chinese policies and actions in response to climate change, which were detailed in a new white paper issued ahead of COP26.
Agriculture value chains are critical for climate-resilient development. So why are agtech companies unable to attract climate finance to accelerate scale-up, and what’s needed to mobilize agtech investment in low- and middle-income countries? A team from the James E. Rogers Energy Access Project at Duke write about potential solutions in a post for The Brookings Institution's Future Development blog.