Below are selected news clippings from the department:

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VCR research on seagrass restoration highlighted in WVTF interview  · July 17th, 2018

Research by the Virginia Coastal Reserve LTER (VCR LTER) and UVA Envi Sci’s Anheuser-Busch Coastal Research Center (ABCRC) on seagrass restoration on the DelMarVa Peninsula was featured in a recent WVTF story by Pamela D’Angelo. VCR LTER and ABCRC site director Cora Johnston was interviewed about the restoration’s success, which has been carried out by […]

Thomson & Climate of Capitulation quoted in Richmond Times-Dispatch  · May 23rd, 2018

Retired professor Vivian Thomson and her book Climate of Capitulation were quoted in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Read more here.

Study on heat stress in East Africa covered by UVA Today  · May 23rd, 2018

A recent study by Envi Sci research associate Salvi Asefi-Najafabady and professor Deborah Lawrence has been published in the journal Climate Change and covered by UVA Today. The study used models to predict future occurrence of heat stress, finding that 10s of millions of people in East Africa could face over 100 additional days of […]

Write Climate exhibit covered by Cavalier Daily  · May 8th, 2018

The Write Climate Earth Week Exhibit, which was on display in Clark Hall from April 17 – 23, was covered in a recent article in the Cavalier Daily. Read more here.

Grad student Roe and UVA team win Patagonia Case Competition  · April 26th, 2018

Envi Sci graduate student Stephanie Roe was a part of the UVA team that won this year’s Patagonia Case Competition. The competition had 108 submissions on the topic of how to make Patagonia a carbon-neutral company by 2025. UVA was selected first as one of 10 finalists, presenting its winning proposal at the UC-Berkeley Haas […]

Climate art: let’s get it right – An exhibit of words on paper by UVA’s @writeclimate  · April 6th, 2018

Since February, @writeclimate engaged over 1200 members of the UVA community in a conversation on climate change. On pieces of paper, they all wrote a piece of our shared climate story— the history of climate science and policy, why we care about climate change, and what we are doing about it. From the paper, students […]