Climate Change in Our Backyard
When you think of climate change, what comes to mind? Rather than drawing upon images of far-flung regions, just look out the window and you will likely see something resulting from our changing climate. This series aims to draw attention to some of the rapid transitions happening locally, and explore the many ways UConn students and researchers are investigating and responding to environmental trends around us.
Fact Sheets Help Local Leaders in CT Navigate Climate Change Questions
Adapt CT offers guidance on matters ranging from beach erosion to the flooding of coastal highways
Closer Collaboration and Community Outreach for Urban Sustainability, Together at Hartford Campus
The partnership between CIRCA and SCGI aims to help build more environmentally sustainable and resilient cities
Q&A: When in Drought, Build Resilience
The abnormally dry weather Connecticut has experienced in 2020 may not be an anomaly for long.
What’s Ahead for Connecticut’s Climate
A new report lays out the science projecting Connecticut's hotter, more uncertain future as the climate changes.
Report Emphasizes Importance of Communication in Climate Change Resilience
Effective communication is essential for community resilience in the face of the effects of climate change, a new study finds.
Battling Climate Anxiety with Knowledge
A new course at UConn aims to explore and define what it means to be alive in a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene.
Changing Air Quality in the Land of Steady Habits
Although ozone season is a couple of months away, Connecticut's air quality in winter is negatively impacted by the amount of wood burned as fuel, says engineering professor Kristina Wagstrom.
Connecticut’s Marshes: Past, Present, and Uncertain Future
As the world looks increasingly to technology to sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, UConn researchers are seeking to understand the natural processes involved in wetlands' ability to store carbon.
Climate Corps Seeks to Make Impact in Connecticut’s Communities
A service learning course enlists students to help the state's communities respond and adapt to climate change through the UConn Climate Corps.
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.