Blocked out sunlight, crop failure, and … sinking oceans? Elizabeth Maroon, faculty member in the Nelson Institute’s Center for Climatic Research, discusses the threat that nuclear war poses to the planet’s oceans.
Through the efforts of Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research Interim Director Michael Notaro and Wisconsin Educational Leadership for Community Outreach and Mentoring for the Environment (WELCOME), with funding provided by a National Science Foundation (NSF) GEOPAths grant, three Beloit Memorial High School students participated in a one-of-a-kind internship program at the Welty Environment Center (WEC).
For undergraduate student Claire Naughton, getting outside of her comfort zone is an experience she strives for. Originally from San Francisco, Calif., Naughton chose to attend the University of Wisconsin–Madison as an environmental science major with certificates in environmental studies, energy, and global health.