Posts Tagged ‘ climate change ’

Forum probes climate change in Nebraska

Dec 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, December 10, 2009, Issue

Climate change in Nebraska was the focus of a Dec. 1 forum led by School of Natural Resources faculty. The event, “Sportsmen’s Forum: Climate Change and Nebraska Wildlife,” was designed to help Nebraskans understand the implications of climate change in the Cornhusker State. Rick Schneider, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, presented an overview of the […]

Scientists meet to discuss Antarctic climate change

Feb 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, February 12, 2009, Issue

ANDRILL trio from UNL among those in attendance More than 50 top international polar scientists, including professors David Harwood and Frank Rack and graduate student Diane Winter of UNL, are meeting Feb. 10-13 at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, to discuss their cutting-edge climate change research. The focus will be establishing models that explain […]

Dewey treks to Arctic Circle to witness environmental trends

Jan 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, January 29, 2009, November 13, 2008, October 30, 2008

Ken Dewey has a new passion. Storm chasing is out. Climate change is in. After building a career on pursuing storms and snapping severe weather photos, the School of Natural Resources professor is exploring deeper into the environment to see if the global climate is truly shifting. “This is not a direction I anticipated. I […]

Climate change workshop Nov. 6

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 30, 2008

“National Climate Change Legislation and Opportunities for Nebraska,” is the theme for a symposium 1:30 to 5 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. Both presidential candidates support Congressional legislation to help mitigate climate change – most likely in the form of a greenhouse gas emissions cap-and-trade system. Such a system would create a […]

Rural Nebraska backs ‘immediate’ gov’t steps to curb climate change

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, September 18, 2008

A majority of rural Nebraskans are concerned enough about global warming that they support “immediate action” by the government, though many older residents and people in agricultural occupations are skeptical about climate change’s causes and impact, according to the Nebraska Rural Poll. Surveys for the 13th annual UNL poll were mailed to about 6,200 randomly […]