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Lydia Olander, director of the Ecosystem Services Program at Duke's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, is among the recipients of one of three National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) Challenge awards.

In The Conversation, Tim Profeta, director of Duke's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, reflects on his time working with John McCain and Joseph Lieberman on climate legislation that helped to seal McCain's legacy as a Republican leading the climate debate.

In an Inside Climate News story about John McCain's legacy, Tim Profeta, who directors Duke's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, discusses the McCain-Lieberman bipartisan fight for cap-and trade.

Duke Kunshan University (DKU) administrators received some help from their own students as they planned the second phase of the Kunshan, China, campus expansion this spring.

The Duke University Energy Access Project aims to help achieve the United Nation’s (U.N.) seventh Sustainable Development Goal, which is to ensure universal access to affordable, reliable, and modern energy services by 2030.

The Trump administration’s proposed rewrite of climate-change regulations could enable some of America’s dirtiest remaining coal plants to be refurbished and keep running for years without adding scrubbers or other modern pollution controls, according to a New York Times article.

Kate Konschnik, who directs the Climate and Energy Program at Duke's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, discussed the Affordable Clean Energy Rule, the Trump administration’s proposed replacement for the Clean Power Plan, with BYUradio's Top of Mind host Julie Rose.

Civil discourse. Imagination. Empathy. Understanding. These are not things that you necessarily think of when people from different political parties and ideologies come together for a discussion. But the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University is changing that one forum at a time.

A proposal by the electric operator Duke Energy to site a combined heat and power facility on the Duke University campus became a teachable moment for 10 Duke students in a course on the ethical dimensions of environmental policy.

Small-scale fisheries in coastal and inland communities across the world are a major component of the world’s food system.