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Polar Vortex Explained

Scientists say the deep freeze gripping the U.S. this winter does not indicate a halt in climate change trends, but is actually an example of climate change in action. The weather pattern driving the extreme cold into the U.S. — with a weaker polar vortex moving around the Arctic like a slowing spinning top, eventually falling […]

Webinar Recap: Engaging High School Students in Climate Policy

Understanding climate policy is important to develop climate literacy, but engaging students in policy issues can be difficult.  In an effort to make climate policy more relevant to students, the School of Environmental Studies has been taking a delegation of high school students to the United National Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Conference of Parties […]