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Huber Weighs in on the Effectiveness of the International Climate Summit (COP) in the Toronto Star

November 9, 2022

“I don’t think they’ve proven to be effective in actually coming up with a kind of international agreement with binding limits on countries that would penalize them if they were not to abide by the pledges,” Matt Huber, professor of geography and the environment, tells the Toronto Star.

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SU-Northeast Clean Energy Council Partnership Benefits Students, Faculty, Businesses

November 7, 2022

The agreement between Syracuse University and the Northeast Clean Energy Council aims to raise the visibility and impact of emerging research on clean climate technologies; increase engagement in the region for governments and businesses looking to meet their net-zero carbon transitions through clean energy policies and innovations; and create career-building experiential opportunities for students.

 

Popp Quoted in CNY Central Article on NY Gov. Hochul’s Plan to Have All New Cars be Electric by 2035

October 20, 2022

“The environmental benefits are largely going to impact disadvantaged communities if you think typically about tailpipe pollution,” says David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs.

Wilcoxen Appointed to Treasury’s Climate-Related Financial Risk Advisory Committee

October 11, 2022

Peter Wilcoxen, Ajello Professor in Energy and Environmental Policy, is one of twenty members and one government observer who have been named as part of the establishment of the committee. The new committee will provide information and analysis to the Financial Stability Oversight Council.

SU Part of a Team Awarded $60 Million USDA Grant to Promote Climate-Smart Commodities

September 26, 2022

Syracuse University is a leading partner in a multi-university project that aims to increase supply and demand for climate-smart commodities produced and manufactured in New York state, supported by a new grant from the USDA’s Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities. The $60 million project is led by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Agriculture and Markets

Pralle Talks to High Country News About Floodplain Mapping, Flood Insurance

September 19, 2022

Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the High Country News article, "Rising rivers don’t necessarily follow the lines on a map."

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Pralle Quoted in Salon Article on Sea Level Rise, Climate Disasters

September 14, 2022

Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science, was interviewed for the Salon article, "Glaciers and 'zombie ice': The planet is melting at both ends, research finds."

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Golden Examines the Unintended Consequences of the Inflation Reduction Act in The Hill

August 18, 2022

"The unintended consequences of the Inflation Reduction Act," written by Jay Golden, Pontarelli Professor of Environmental Sustainability and Finance, was published in The Hill.

Wilson Talks to Inside Climate News About the EPA, the Supreme Court and Climate Policy

August 4, 2022

Bob Wilson, associate professor of geography and the environment, was quoted in the Inside Climate News article, "After It Narrowed the EPA’s Authority, Talks of Expanding the Supreme Court Garner New Support."

Pralle Weighs in on the Need for State Policies Related to Extreme Weather in ABC News Article

August 3, 2022

Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the ABC News article, "States take charge to protect people from extreme heat."

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