Sumudu Atapattu a GHI Advisory Board Member addresses the link between climate change and human rights. Continue reading
Dr. David Gaus ’84 describes the aftermath of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked Ecuador the evening of April 16 with a stark sense of the human impact involved Continue reading
In Madison, there are more than 160 years of records on the freezing and thawing dates of lakes Monona and Mendota. But it was centuries of data on a lake in Japan and a river in Finland that helped a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor emeritus and a team of researchers show climate change trends since the Industrial Revolution. Continue reading
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GHI Director Jonathan Patz sees Paris climate agreement as a great opportunity to change lives.
University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists are looking into whether climate change may lead to the faster spread of diseases like the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus. Continue reading
For countries to sharply reduce carbon emissions while also meeting the increasing demand for electrical energy, it’s widely recognized that nuclear power needs to be part of the solution, and UW-Madison has a giant role. Continue reading
The 18th year of the Wisconsin Idea Fellowships will feature nine unique undergraduate projects at home and across the world: The closest within 500 feet of campus. The furthest over 7,700 miles away.
Two of the world’s leading medical journals recently turned to the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s (SMPH) palliative-care leaders to frame important end-of-life care issues. Continue reading
If the mosquito-borne virus hits big, it could spur new acrimony over abortion, global warming and immigration.
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