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Thomas Perreault Receives Fulbright Specialist Award
The professor of geography and the environment will spend part of the summer researching peatlands and helping develop a doctoral program in Chile.
Golden Discusses the Use of Heat Pumps as an Energy Efficient Upgrade for Homeowners in CNBC Article
Rather than generating heat, these devices transfer heat from the cool outdoors into the warm indoors and vice versa during warm weather. Heat pumps rely on electricity instead of natural gas or propane, both of which have a higher carbon emission than renewable electricity such as wind or solar, says Jay S. Golden, Pontarelli Professor of Environmental Sustainability and Finance.
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SU-Northeast Clean Energy Council Partnership Benefits Students, Faculty, Businesses
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.
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SU Part of a Team Awarded $60 Million USDA Grant to Promote Climate-Smart Commodities
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
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Golden Examines the Unintended Consequences of the Inflation Reduction Act in The Hill
"The unintended consequences of the Inflation Reduction Act," written by Jay Golden, Pontarelli Professor of Environmental Sustainability and Finance, was published in The Hill.
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Huber Piece on the Politics of Big Public Power Published in Jacobin
"In Defense of the Tennessee Valley Authority," co-authored by Professor Matt Huber, was published in Jacobin.
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Sultana Comments on IPCC Climate Report on Sustain What Webcast
Farhana Sultana, associate professor of geography and the environment, discussed the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on global warming.
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Action for a Sustainable Future
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AP Article: Popp Weighs in on Biden's Proposed Civilian Climate Corps
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Popp cited in New York Times article on green jobs
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