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aerial view of flooded homes and forest

Nov 27, 2018

What the Climate Assessment Tells Us About Impacts to North Carolina

The fourth National Climate Assessment has a lot to say about the future of North Carolina and the Southeast. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Aug 9, 2017

Funding Renewed for SE Climate Science Center

With five new university consortium partners and a renewed five-year funding award, NC State University will continue to host the Department of the Interior’s Southeast Climate Science Center. 

Mar 7, 2017

Study Finds Knowledge Gaps on Protecting Cultural Sites From Climate Change

North Carolina's Cape Lookout is among the sites at risk. 

Oct 5, 2016

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. 

Jul 8, 2015

Register for Inaugural Global Change Symposium

NC State faculty, graduate students and researchers who would like to present their work on environmental issues to the campus community can register to be part of the inaugural NC State Global Change Symposium by July 15. The event will be held on Aug. 28 at the Talley Student Union. 

Jun 2, 2015

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

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

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.