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Supply Chains in the Face of a Changing Climate

The economic damages from weather-related disasters continue to climb worldwide, and will continue on that path. Proactively, organizations are making strides to anticipate and prepare for these climatic shifts. Early April, Unilever CEO Paul Polman made a public statement calling for “decisive action to tackle climate change in order to...

Supply Chains in the Face of a Changing Climate

The economic damages from weather-related disasters continue to climb worldwide, and will continue on that path. Proactively, organizations are making strides to anticipate and prepare for these climatic shifts. Early April, Unilever CEO Paul Polman made a public statement calling for “decisive action to tackle climate change in order to...

What Gets Flushed Into Rivers as More Rain Hits the Northeast?

Connecticut and the Northeast region have gotten a lot more rain over the years. A report from the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration found a 67 percent increase since 1958, more than any other part of the country. Now researchers at Yale University want to find out what happens to...

What Gets Flushed Into Rivers as More Rain Hits the Northeast?

Connecticut and the Northeast region have gotten a lot more rain over the years. A report from the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration found a 67 percent increase since 1958, more than any other part of the country. Now researchers at Yale University want to find out what happens to...

Climate change a growing concern for companies expanding their footprint

Joyce Coffee looks at how droughts and floods are having an increasing impact on site locations for corporate facilities Just as the Romans needed aqueducts to revolutionise water transport, the world needs innovative solutions to imminent need. Photograph: Travel Ink/Getty Images/Gallo Images…

Climate change a growing concern for companies expanding their footprint

Joyce Coffee looks at how droughts and floods are having an increasing impact on site locations for corporate facilities                         Just as the Romans needed aqueducts to revolutionise water transport, the world needs innovative solutions to imminent need. Photograph: Travel...

Notre Dame students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced the recipients of this year’s Graduate Research Program Fellowships (GRPF). Seven College of Science students and one alumnus received awards. In addition, five science students received honorable mentions. The fellowship provides three years of support for the graduate education of students who have...

Gillian Duffy Claims 2nd Prize at AECOM Student Environmental Awards

PhD student Gillian Duffy claimed 2nd prize at the AECOM Student Environmental Awards on the 8th of April in Sligo IT. The competition challenges students to present to their peers on a topic of their choice in the field of water and/or environmental management. The competition is open to undergraduate or postgraduate students aged 25...

Author: MESTECH

Gillian Duffy Claims 2nd Prize at AECOM Student Environmental Awards

PhD student Gillian Duffy claimed 2nd prize at the AECOM Student Environmental Awards on the 8th of April in Sligo IT. The competition challenges students to present to their peers on a topic of their choice in the field of water and/or environmental management. The competition is open to undergraduate or postgraduate students aged 25...

Author: MESTECH

Students brainstorm to combat climate change

HAMMOND — The suggested solutions ran the gamut: Plant more trees, increase public transportation options, require cleaner-burning fuels, decrease the use of pesticides in farming, encourage urban gardens, and use solar panels to save on electricity bills. Those were just a few of the ideas to combat global climate change...

Students brainstorm to combat climate change

HAMMOND — The suggested solutions ran the gamut: Plant more trees, increase public transportation options, require cleaner-burning fuels, decrease the use of pesticides in farming, encourage urban gardens, and use solar panels to save on electricity bills. Those were just a few of the ideas to combat global climate change...

GSU and Office for Postdoctoral Scholars Research Symposium

Congratulations to the following Postdocs for winning awards at the Graduate Student Union and Office for Postdoctoral Scholars 6th Annual Research Symposium! From left to right: Haitao Wang, 2nd place in Engineering; Erin Grey, 2nd place in Science; Jessica Meixner, 1st place in Engineering; and Aaron Sheppard 1st place in...

Study: Grass Carp Pose Dangers For Great Lakes

  TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Plant-gorging grass carp probably could survive in all of the Great Lakes, scientists said Monday, adding that if the fish get established, they might significantly damage the environment. The fight to prevent Asian carp from reaching the inland seas has focused primarily on bighead and silver...

Study: Grass Carp Pose Dangers For Great Lakes

  TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Plant-gorging grass carp probably could survive in all of the Great Lakes, scientists said Monday, adding that if the fish get established, they might significantly damage the environment. The fight to prevent Asian carp from reaching the inland seas has focused primarily on bighead and silver...