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New modeling shows a nearly 95% increase in extreme heat days over the next 30 years. Ashley Ward talked to USA Today about the effect of these superhot days on human health.
In July 2021, the Duke University Energy Initiative began a merger process with the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions. Now the merged organization has a new name: the Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability.
Elizabeth Losos talked with Spectrum News 1's Capitol Tonight show about what the federal government can do to reduce greenhouse gases and help communities prepare so they can be more resilient in the face of climate change.
Duke students use data science methods to help address environmental challenges during the first round of Climate+ projects.
While daytime highs of 105 degrees grab headlines, persistently high overnight temperatures can still be deadly. Ashley Ward writes for The News & Observer about recent executive actions on extreme heat and how communities of care can help protect the most vulnerable.
Though activists have petitioned President Biden to announce a state of emergency on climate, Nicholas Institute senior fellow Elizabeth Losos told USA Today that such a declaration may be politically risky while potential climate legislation pends.
In response to President Biden's announcement of several upcoming executive orders on climate, senior fellow Elizabeth Losos spoke to Spectrum News about the United States' need to invest in emerging clean energy industries.
Ashley Ward writes in an op-ed for The Hill that "we must change who is talking about climate, what they are saying, and to whom."