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Duke University scholars and students were among more than 800 experts who contributed to the global Illuminating Hidden Harvests study detailing the contributions of small-scale fisheries to sustainable development. The collaborative research effort was led by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Duke, and WorldFish.
The need for reliable clean energy that offshore wind can produce has never been greater. At a Duke-hosted convening on March 3, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said the state has all the necessary tools to be a leader in the offshore wind economy.
Cooper will deliver an opening address at “Winds of Change: Tracking the Development of U.S. Offshore Wind Energy” at the Washington Duke Inn.
In EPOCH Magazine, Senior Policy Associate Victoria Plutshack writes about the "startlingly modern visions" that Eleanor Roosevelt and members of the Electrical Association for Women had for women’s roles in the newly electric world.
Ashley Ward joins 97.9 The Hill’s "News on the Hill" program every other Thursday to comment on the latest climate news.
In the Southeast, states are sending mixed messages on electric vehicles, trying to lure EV manufacturing for economic development while levying extra registration fees on EV owners. Trey Gowdy spoke to The Bond Buyer about the dichotomy and discussed some of the Nicholas Institute's initiatives to support transportation electrification in the region.
Zoie Diana, a Duke Ph.D. student, spoke about her research into the harmful effects of plastics and the connections to public policy on the Policy 360 podcast, produced by Duke's Sanford School of Public Policy.
Robert O. Blake, former senior adviser to US envoy for climate change John Kerry, spoke during a webinar hosted by Duke’s Rethinking Diplomacy Program as part of a new series on Climate Diplomacy.
The Conservation Trust for North Carolina and the Nicholas Institute have designed a pair of online tools for conservation organizations and land trusts to evaluate the benefits of North Carolina's natural and working lands to climate resilience, adaptation and mitigation.
While the Inflation Reduction Act will bring more wind and solar power online, a set of forthcoming EPA rules holds the most potential to hasten coal retirements in the US by 2030, Brian Murray, interim Nicholas Institute director told E&E News.