climate change

Oct 5, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Sep 7, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Do Teachers’ Climate Change Beliefs Influence Students?

A coastal North Carolina study examines effects of middle school teaching and students' climate knowledge.

May 2, 2016  |  Frontpage

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.

Feb 2, 2016  |  The Abstract

The Archaeology of Prehistoric Climate Change

NC State archaeology researchers are helping us understand how climate change affected prehistoric societies.

Jan 21, 2016

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?

Jul 20, 2015  |  The Abstract

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.

Jun 2, 2015  |  The Abstract

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.

Apr 8, 2015  |  Events

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.

Nov 24, 2014  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 28, 2014  |  The Abstract

Cities as a Glimpse of the Future

How researchers learned that cities may serve as a crystal ball for the impact of climate change on an important insect pest.