News


Now Accepting Applications: 5th Annual Summer School on Sustainable Climate Risk Management

9 May 2017

The Summer School welcomes applications (due May 30th) from advanced graduate students, postdocs, and early career professionals in the decisionmaking and policy communities who are working on issues related to climate risk. ‹‹read more››

SCRiM and WPSU co-produce PBS documentary 'Managing Risk in a Changing Climate'

19 April 2017

The PBS documentary, “Managing Risk in a Changing Climate”, takes viewers to coastal Louisiana, where threats associated with climate change leave communities like New Orleans facing tough choices under deep uncertainty. The film was produced by WPSU under the guidance and support of the Network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management (SCRiM). ‹‹read more››

Understanding How Geoengineering Can Offset Climate Change

3 April 2017

The Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP) was formed to better understand climate intervention through simulations conducted by multiple climate models. GeoMIP held its sixth annual meeting at the University of Oslo in June 2016. The meeting was held in conjunction with the Norwegian project Exploring the Potential and Side Effects of Climate Engineering (EXPECT), which seeks to understand the implications of climate intervention and to stimulate interdisciplinary collaboration among scientists in the natural and social sciences. ‹‹read more››

Summer School alum examines links between housing, income and hazard risk

13 February 2017

Travis Young’s research could create better opportunities for low-income populations susceptible to flooding and natural disasters. Young decided to pursue his doctorate in geography to home in on the origin of these issues. As a recipient of a highly competitive National Science Foundation (NSF) graduate fellowship, Young hopes to make a positive influence on low-income communities in the Houston-Galveston region through his research. ‹‹read more››

Events


5th Annual Summer School for Sustainable Climate Risk Management

2017-07-30 00:00:00 2017-08-04 00:00:00 America/New_York 5th Annual Summer School for Sustainable Climate Risk Management  Penn State University, State College Sunday 30 July - Friday 4 August 2017

 Penn State University, State College

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