MARCH 27, 2013
Melting Arctic ice may drive extreme weather
New research by Steve Vavrus, a senior scientist in the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research, links ice loss in the Arctic to extreme weather events, such as drought, flooding, cold spells and heat waves, in much of the United States.
MARCH 25, 2013
An exploration of connections: Q&A with Earth Day conference speaker Celine Cousteau
Celine Cousteau, founder of the nonprofit organization CauseCentric Productions and a longtime explorer and filmmaker, is among the featured speakers at the seventh annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference, joining renowned primatologist Jane Goodall and many others.
MARCH 5, 2013
Monica White to keynote symposium on 'race & place'
Monica White, assistant professor of environmental justice, will kick off the annual spring symposium "Race &..." at UW-Madison.