Jonathan Patz in auditorium with giant curved screen

Patz Presents on Planetary Health

"Treatment for Today's Climate Emergency Can Save Way More Lives Than We Ever Imagined"

cows in Brazil

Cattle Laundering in Brazilian Amazon

Gibbs Lab finds that hard-to-monitor cattle trade sparks increased burning of forest.

Health Costs of Climate Change map

Health Costs of Climate Change

U.S. climate-related events in 2012 cause over $10 billion in health-related costs.

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How Solar Energy Became Cheap

Greg Nemet's new book tells the story of solar: the long road to economic viability and the lessons learned that could speed the progress of other low-carbon technology.

Latest News

November 20, 2020
Holloway Study Puts MGE Net-Zero Carbon Goal on Path to Limit Global Warming
The study used climate modeling conducted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and compared MGE’s goals to modeled, warming-limiting pathways for the electricity sector in industrialized nations.
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November 18, 2020
Holloway MGE Study Featured in Wisconsin State Journal
Findings show Madison Gas and Electric’s goal of eliminating carbon emissions by 2050 aligns with what is needed to avoid the worst impact of climate change.
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Latest Publications

2020 · IMC '20: Proceedings of the ACM Internet Measurement Conference
Five Alarms: Assessing the Vulnerability of US Cellular Communication Infrastructure to Wildfires
AUTHOR(S): Anderson , S., Barford, C., Barford, P.

2020 · EcoEvoRxiv
A call to action: Understanding land use-induced zoonotic spillover to protectenvironmental, animal, and human health
AUTHOR(S): Plowright, R., J. Reaser, H. Locke, S.J. Woodley, J.A. Patz, D. Becker, G. Oppler, P. Hudson, and G.M. Tabor

2020 · Land Use Policy
Protecting our prairies: Research and policy actions for conserving America’s grasslands
AUTHOR(S): Lark, T.J.

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