April 15, 2021 3 ASU humanities faculties share their thoughts on creating a more sustainable future From food insecurity to the collapse of biodiversity, the field of environmental humanities tackles broad issues from an interdisciplinary perspective, aiming to connect two traditionally separate fields. “The environmental humanities are invaluable because theyRead More →

UCLA environmental law and climate change experts have seen positive developments under President Joe Biden. Now, halfway through his first 100 days, they are weighing in on what his administration has already accomplished and watching closely what to come. Professors from the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLARead More →

A competitive research grant program has selected eight projects that will study water quality and other aspects of the Long Island Strait. The program, Long Island Sound Study, is funded by federal and state funds through a joint effort of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Connecticut Sea Grant,Read More →

As countries continue to grapple with the aftermath of a global pandemic, the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) will meet virtually from February 22-23. At its fifth session, UNEA – the world’s highest environmental decision-making body – will bring together ministers and policy makers representing 193 member states as wellRead More →

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania — As methods to help mitigate climate change continue to develop, two Penn State researchers have studied teachers’ beliefs and practices about environmental issues and theorized a design for social studies that focuses on “earth society”, not just human society. Mark Kissling, assistant professor in the DepartmentRead More →

Vast majority of prospective international students think universities aren’t doing enough to be eco-friendly, new research finds QSa global leader in higher education providing university rankings and solutions for student recruitment, retention and international relations. The unique survey of over 3,500 respondents from around the world found that over 90%Read More →

(NASA) Note: An updated version of this article posted on April 21, 2020 is available here. The 1970s were an important time for American environmentalism. Congress passed the Clean Water Act and the Endangered Species Act, President Richard Nixon created the Environmental Protection Agency, and the nation celebrated its firstRead More →