Study Finds NC Coastal Officials Eschew Climate Planning Until They See Damage
A recent study finds that local officials in coastal North Carolina are unlikely to plan for the effects of climate change until they perceive a threat to their specific communities.
Urban Warming Slows Tree Growth, Photosynthesis
New research finds that urban warming reduces growth and photosynthesis in city trees. The researchers found that insect pests are part of the problem, but that heat itself plays a more significant role.
Do Teachers’ Climate Change Beliefs Influence Students?
A coastal North Carolina study examines effects of middle school teaching and students' climate knowledge.
Study Looks at Climate Change Concern in Adolescents
Personal beliefs and conversations with family and friends influence North Carolina middle schoolers' concern about climate change -- but not necessarily the way you'd expect.
The Archaeology of Prehistoric Climate Change
NC State archaeology researchers are helping us understand how climate change affected prehistoric societies.
Evolutionary Clock Ticks for Snowshoe Hares Facing Climate Change
NC State research shows a mismatch in coat colors is deadly for snowshoe hares. Will they be able to adapt in time?
The Ecology of the Future and the Future of Ecology
Biologists are trying to understand the impact of global climate change while also working with college students from underrepresented groups to help shape the future of ecology research.
Researchers Seek Sneak Peek Into the Future of Forests
NC State scientists are bringing in researchers from around the country to participate in a project to get a glimpse of the future of forests in a warmer world.
History Event Focuses on Climate Change
Harvard professor Naomi Oreskes, a leading scholar on the history of climate change, is the featured speaker at NC State's History Weekend, which begins on Thursday, April 18, with a showing of the climate-change documentary Disruption.
Environmental ‘Tipping Points’ Key to Predicting Extinctions
Depending on a population’s adaptive strategy, even tiny changes in climate variability can create a “tipping point” that sends the population into extinction.