Author: Rich

Geographers’ initiatives to tackle global warming crisis

Global warming, due significantly to human emissions of greenhouse gases, is fast approaching 1.5oC above preindustrial levels––the likely threshold of serious or irreversible impacts on the world’s life support systems, according to a report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which is prominently informed by geographers’ research. To help tackle this global crisis, […]

UConn Pop-up course: Climate Crisis: Take Action

Geography professors Carol Atkinson-Palombo and Anji Seth are among the UConn faculty involved in developing the newest UConn pop-up course titled Climate Crisis:  Take Action. The course is free and is open to all students beginning March 1st.  There will also be a faculty/staff version available March 8th. More info about the course can be […]