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Tag: climate change

Mar 15, 2019

RISING Exhibit Highlights Climate Change’s Impact to NC Shores and Communities

Join us as NC State hosts an interdisciplinary grand opening for RISING NC, an exhibit that highlights impacts of climate change on our state's coast. 

Feb 8, 2018

How to Read Between the Lines When Scott Pruitt Talks About Climate Science

NC State Communication professor Nicole Lee told The New York Times that EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's statements on climate science represent a form of “political communication,” rather than an effort to discuss scientific findings. 

Aug 2, 2017

What Does Trump’s Climate Policy Mean for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals?

A new study from NC State researchers tackles a big question: how much of an impact could Trump's climate policies have? 

Jan 2, 2017

Study: Coastal NC Officials Not Willing To Prepare For Sea Level Rise

NC State researchers surveyed local officials in 20 coastal counties and found that knowledge of the science behind climate change didn't make officials more willing to prepare their communities for impacts like sea-level rise. Elizabeth Craig, communication, featured. 

Dec 5, 2016

Study: NC Coastal Officials Avoid Climate Planning Until They See Damage

A recent study finds that local officials in coastal North Carolina are unlikely to plan for the effects of climate change until they perceive a threat to their specific communities. 

Aug 10, 2016

In a Drought-Stricken Future, the World Might Look to Cary

As climate change accelerates, scientists and governments are racing to figure out how to best protect water supplies. One possibility, raised in an NSF-funded project at NC State, is to recycle water—in other words, treat wastewater so it can be used for nonpotable purposes. The problem: overcoming people's perception that they're using water that has already gone down the drain. Andy Binder, Communication, featured. 

Apr 15, 2015

History Weekend Asks: Climate Science — Whom Do You Trust?

NC State's Department of History plays a critical role in the discussion of climate change. Join us for History Weekend, featuring Harvard professor Naomi Oreskes, who will give a historian's perspective in her address, "Climate Science: Whom Do You Trust?"