Month: September 2017

Course focuses on helping communities with climate change impacts

Alex Da Silva and Tony Arreaga Jr., both juniors at the University of Connecticut majoring in environmental engineering, are looking to apply the technical skills they’ve learned to climate change problems.Tony Arreaga Jr., left, and Alex Da Silva, students in the new climate corps class, listen to a presentation about the EcoHusky group on Sept. […]

Research explores marsh migration process

As rising seas push coastal marshes inland, the yards and woodlands next door are changing. But not much is known about how this happens. That’s why Shimon Anisfeld and colleagues at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies began trying to tease out some of the details of the process by looking at marsh […]

Art, climate change challenges come together in new exhibit, UConn course

“Water Wars #2” is a mixed media work by Susan Hoffman Fishman depicting an imaginative interpretation of wars predicted to take place as temperatures rise and limited access to water becomes a threat to human survival. Image provided courtesy of the artist. Vibrant paintings of the lower Connecticut River share space with images of polluted […]