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Study of Earth Day at 50: Good weather increases commitment to environmental activism, can lower birth defects

Study of Earth Day at 50: Good weather increases commitment to environmental activism, can lower birth defects
In a first-of-its-kind study, released by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) today, Daniel Hungerman and graduate student Vivek Moorthy investigated the long-term effects of that momentous eco-celebration, studying how the event and the weather that day affected people’s attitudes toward conservation and their health years later.

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update
The University of Notre Dame is currently undertaking precautionary measures in relation to COVID-19; therefore, the faculty and staff of the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative are working remotely. Please visit coronavirus.nd.edu for the latest information, including FAQs on updates to research, travel, & funding.…

Environmental concerns transcend borders and build bridges in Middle East

Environmental concerns transcend borders and build bridges in Middle East
Notre Dame will host two speakers on Thursday evening January 30th, one Palestinian and one Israeli, to discuss the difference between their backgrounds and finding common ground through their experience at the Arava Institute of Environmental Studies. “It’s wonderful to see how the Dialogue Project draws on an exploration of...