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James Kasting, Evan Pugh University Professor of Geosciences at Penn State, will discuss the dangers of human heat stress and the politics of climate change at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1 as part of the EarthTalks series.
The spring 2021 EESI EarthTalks series, "Energy and climate policy: How to avoid a global hothouse," will address questions related to carbon taxes, renewable energy subsidies and the feasibility of carbon sequestration, among other topics.
The NASA Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium (PSGC) is currently accepting applications to its graduate research fellowship program.
Renowned meteorologist and climate scientist Kerry Emanuel, Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science at MIT, will discuss policy options to slow global warming at 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25.
Fossil leaf assemblages from Patagonia, Argentina, suggest that vegetation in South America suffered great losses following an astroid impact but rebounded quickly.
A team of geoscientists thinks the key to understanding some destructive earthquakes may lie in the deep, gradual slow-slip behaviors beneath the subduction zones.
Penn State was selected as an official nominator for the Earthshot Prize, a competition aimed at identifying the most promising solutions to environmental challenges.
Danielle M. Conway, dean and Donald J. Farage Professor of Law, Penn State Dickinson Law; and Lee Kump, dean of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, will join EarthTalks for a conversation about initiatives to increase diversity among the faculty, staff and students in their respective colleges.
Sonya Legg and Colleen Mouw know what it takes to foster diverse research communities and will share the lessons they have learned with the Penn State community at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26.
Rocks from the Rio Grande continental rift have provided a rare snapshot of active geology deep inside Earth's crust, revealing new evidence for how continents remain stable over billions of years, according to a team of scientists.