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Holloway Quoted in Article About Women in Science

Professor Tracey Holloway was quoted in an EOS article about women in science where studies show that they face subtle biases and structural barriers to successs.

Air Pollution

Nemet Paper Chosen One of ERL's 10 Best

Nemet et al (2010). “Implications of incorporating air-quality co-benefits into climate change policymaking” named 1 of 10 Milestone Papers in Environmental Research Letters First Decade.

soybean field in Brazil

Gibbs Paper Chosen One of ERL's 10 Best

Gibbs et al (2008) "Carbon payback times for crop-based biofuel expansion in the tropics: the effects of changing yield and technology" named 1 of 10 Milestone Papers in Environmental Research Letters First Decade.

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Kucharik Lab Project Featured in WPT Documentary

Yahara 2070 is a research project that asks what might the Yahara Watershed surrounding Madison look like in the year 2070.

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February 15, 2017
Livestream Climate and Health Meeting 2/16/17
Jonathan Patz moderates the panel discussion "Connecting Climate Change and Public Health: State of the Science". Al Gore is the keynote speaker. Livestream begins 8am, CT.
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February 14, 2017
Tyler Lark Receives UW-Madison Innovation in Teaching Award
Tyler recently developed a new Environmental Studies capstone section focused on reducing food waste and helped integrate new project-based learning components into existing Geography and Environmental Studies courses.
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Latest Publications

2017 · Earth System Dynamics
Managing fire risk during drought: the influence of certification and El Niño on fire-driven forest conversion for oil palm in Southeast Asia
AUTHOR(S): Noojipady, P., D.C. Morton, W. Schroeder, K.M Carlson, C. Huang, H. K. Gibbs, D. Burns, N.F. Walker, and S.D. Prince

2017 · Applied Energy
Characteristics of low-priced solar PV systems in the U.S.
AUTHOR(S): Nemet, G., F.E. O’Shaughnessy, R. Wiser, N. Darghouth, G. Barbose, K. Gillingham and V. Rai

2017 · Global Environmental Change
Addressing policy credibility problems for low-carbon investment
AUTHOR(S): Nemet, G.F. , M. Jakob, J.C. Steckel and O. Edenhofer