Opinion: A Book for All of Us Living in the Time of ‘The Great Derangement’
Amitav Ghosh's meditation on the inability of contemporary society to face up to climate change is an urgent and timely selection for UConn Reads.
Shark Feast! And Insights about Carbon Sequestration
A team of researchers including UConn's Peter Auster stumbled on something rarely glimpsed by human beings - a deep-sea shark feast.
Past is Key to Predicting Future Climate, Scientists Say
A group of researchers say understanding climates of the very distant past will help us understand what the future might hold for the planet.
Switching it Up: UConn Professor Patents More Efficient Carbon Capture Reactor
UConn researcher George Bollas has patented a method of carbon capture that offers a number of improvements over existing methods.
Q&A: When in Drought, Build Resilience
The abnormally dry weather Connecticut has experienced in 2020 may not be an anomaly for long.
Structural Complexity in Forests Improves Carbon Capture
Researchers used light detection and ranging (LIDAR) to measure the locations of leaves throughout the forest canopy and determine how vegetation was arranged within space.
Students Talk Climate at COP24
Student bloggers who were part of UConn's delegation to the recent UN climate change summit in Poland discuss the personal impact of their experiences.
Saltier Waterways Creating Dangerous ‘Chemical Cocktails’
A new study found that salty, alkaline freshwater releases a variety of harmful substances that together have more devastating effects on drinking water and ecosystems than individual contaminants.
More Ships and More Clouds Mean Cooling in the Arctic
A new study suggests that growth of trans-Arctic shipping and the accompanying increase in emissions may offset some of the overall warming trend in that region.
Insects Coping with Climate Change
Entomologist David Wagner says the number of insect species in Connecticut is increasing due to climate change. That's good news and bad.