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Sultana participates in international event on climate research

Farhana Sultana, associate professor of geography and the environment, participated in "Intersectionality and Climate justice: Towards an Emancipatory Climate Research Agenda," an event organized by the Centre for Climate Justice at Glasgow Caledonian University. The international webinar brought together critical scholars interested in climate justice and intersectionality with the aim of exploring common threads between the two concepts.

October 8, 2020

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Popp quoted in Bloomberg article on Biden's climate plan

Measures to fight climate change tend to destroy some jobs while creating others, says David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs.

September 17, 2020

Bendix speaks to Associated Press, Bloomberg about the California wildfires

"Climate change makes everything worse," says Jacob Bendix, professor of geography and the environment. "Efforts to manage fire risks "will be of limited use as long as the climate is getting warmer and in many cases getting drier."

September 10, 2020

Popp comments on green stimulus, economic crisis in MIT Technology Review

"What’s really important right now is getting money out quickly, and Congress can’t even do that," says David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs. "I worry about tacking on green stimulus, or anything else that slows down the process. We can worry about financing the green transition six months from now."

July 28, 2020

Pralle discusses the climate crisis on WAER

"We need to stop burning fossil fuels and we know when we need to do it," says Sarah Pralle, associate professor of political science.

July 22, 2020

Bridging Strengths

With cluster and other prioritized hires, Maxwell is helping the University build research strength on topics that cross disciplines.
June 1, 2020

Popp article on climate policy published in Newsweek

David Popp's article on the Carbon Tax and climate policy was published in Newsweek. "Climate policy requires a two-pronged approach to foster the development of the next generation of clean energy technology," writes Popp.
September 18, 2019

New Maxwell Perspective features climate change research

The recently published edition of Maxwell Perspective — the School’s twice-annual magazine for alumni, students, faculty, staff, and other friends — is now available online. All full-length articles are available as individual webpages in the Maxwell Perspective section of this website.
August 6, 2019

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Public Affairs and the Multifront Attack on Climate Change

In its breadth and interdisciplinary richness, the Maxwell School proves to be a fertile setting for research on one of today’s most complex and pressing issues. Researchers are working all the angles — policy, economics, societal adaptation, governance, citizenship, and more — in their contributions to saving this planet.
June 25, 2019

Professorship to focus on environmental sustainability and finance

A gift from Kenneth and Tracey Pontarelli will fund a Maxwell professorship on research and teaching in the area of environmental sustainability and finance.
June 3, 2019

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