Climate Change

Climate change affects all of us and all the systems on planet Earth - from natural disasters to disrupted growing seasons, our changing climate is having widespread effects. Here are some ideas for how to deal with climate change, how to adapt and how to try and cut down on the change while we still can.

The George Washington University
My video tells the story of individuals and the work they do to save the polar bears and their habitats. 
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Joshua Jackson, researcher at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, explained that heightened ecological threats like drought or famine could lead to more intolerant societies with stricter cultural norms. (Janice Cantieri/Medill)

Northwestern University
Rising extremes of droughts, floods or food shortages can reduce a country’s political stability and cultural tolerance, warned scientists at the American Association for the Advancements of Science conference in Boston.
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George Washington University
A community scrambles as a school sinks into the water.
University of Wisconsin - Madison
In this episode, Dr. Jonathan Martin, professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, discusses the difference between global warming and climate change.
University of Wisconsin - Madison
In episode five, students discuss sustainable agriculture and how the food we eat impacts the environment. 
The Arctic is already facing huge threats and changes from climate change.
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The Arctic is already facing huge threats and changes from climate change. 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
In this episode of Sciencecast: Climate Change Series, Dr. Sharon Dunwoody, professor emerita in the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, discusses science communication and journalism.

The panel discussed the overview of climate change’s impacts on Nebraska. (Diana Marcum/UNL)

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
At the 2016 Nebraska Conservation Summit, leaders in climate change discussed the significance of climate change and the impacts it can and is having both globally and in Nebraska.
Jackson State University
When I joined members of the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program on a trip to Mon Louis Island to examine the oyster reef construction just off the coast, I caught a glimpse of a monumental process to save the dwindling shorefront.
University of Wisconsin - Madison
In the third episode of Sciencecast, we talk with Dr. Jonathan Patz, director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and explore the relationship between climate change and health issues around the world.

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