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  1. Climate Change Resiliency: Forum for Policyholders
    UMass Boston's School for the Environment is co-sponsoring this event at the State House.
  2. UMass Boston Scientist Uses Coral to Reveal Connection Between Climate Trends and El Niño
    Coral in Pacific Ocean Reveal Increased Potential for El Niño
  3. UMass Boston Student Attends UN Climate Summit with Her Faculty Mentor
    Natalia Escobar-Pemberthy had the educational opportunity of a lifetime.
  4. Christiana Figueres Returns to UMass Boston as Commencement Speaker
    Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be the keynote speaker at the 46th commencement ceremonies at the University of Massachusetts Boston on May 30.
  5. MBTA Ostriches Question Climate Change, Spark Debate
    UMass Boston, UMass Lowell, Hofstra University, and the Museum of Science, Boston have teamed up to get T riders talking about climate change.
  6. UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres Discusses the Good News About Climate Change
    On September 27, Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), delivered a lecture at the Harvard Kennedy School about “The Good News on Climate Change.”
  7. Hydrologist Douglas Awarded Fulbright to Research Environmental Sustainability in Australia
    Water problems will hinder the ability of key countries to produce food and generate energy, posing a risk to global food markets.
  8. UMass Boston Ocean Experts Urge Priority Action on Coastal Protection
    UMass Boston's Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security has released a white paper with recommendations to deal with the effects of global climate change on the world’s oceans and human and national security.
  9. Stopping Climate Change, A Global Responsibility
    UN climate chief Christiana Figueres talks about climate conflict at recent UMass Boston event.
  10. From Climate Conflict to Climate Action: Capturing the Greatest Opportunities of Our Generation
    Executive Secretary of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change presents annual Slomoff Lecture...also streamed live on day of event.
  11. What Can Australia Tell Us About Boston’s Climate Future? UMass Boston Prof Asks
    Professor Allen Gontz spent his sabbatical teaming with the University of Queensland to study how climate change and rising sea levels are affecting coastlines.
  12. What Can Australia Tell Us About Boston’s Climate Future? UMass Boston Prof Asks
    Professor Allen Gontz spent his sabbatical down under, teaming with the University of Queensland to study how climate change and rising sea levels are affecting the world's coastlines.
  13. Global Challenges in Climate Change Science & Policy
    Distinguished Professor of Biology Kamaljit Bawa is hosting this Biology Department symposium. Everyone is welcome to attend.
  14. Dialogue-driven Conference Tackles Ocean and Climate Change
    UMass Boston hosts the first Global Conference on Oceans, Climate and Security (GC ’12)
  15. Global Oceans Conference: More Education, Involvement Needed
    Attendees at the first Global Conference on Oceans, Climate and Security (GC '12) say more education about climate change is needed, the private sector needs to be involved in the conversation, and lessons could be learned from the military.
  16. Second Day of Global Oceans Conference Highlights Disaster Concerns
    Scientists, military and civilian policymakers, and thought leaders are taking part in this first-of-its kind conference at the UMass Boston.
  17. UMass Boston Study Finds Himalayas Warming More Rapidly Than the Rest of the Earth
    Distinguished Professor of Biology Kamaljit Bawa and graduate student Uttam Babu Shrestha have coauthored a study that finds the Himalayas is warming more rapidly than the rest of the globe.
  18. Addressing Climate Change: A Global Governance Approach
    A climate change negotatior from Bangladesh, Professor Mizan Khan, will speak to students about climate change.
  19. Group of Policymakers, Scientists, Thought Leaders Converge to Discuss Effects of Climate Change
    GC '12 will focus on three specific themes examining the overall problem of climate change from different perspectives with a unified goal of understanding how to mitigate the effects that we can control and adapt to those that we cannot.
  20. Cities Make Historic Commitment to Climate Change
    Sometimes the most important changes happen close to home.
  21. EEOS Graduate Student Finds Ancient Tree Stumps Signposts of Climate Change
    Christopher V. Maio discovers an ancient forest on South Cape Beach, Cape Cod, MA
  22. UMass Boston Launches the Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security
    UMass Boston's new Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security will work toward addressing the challenges of climate change, altered coastal oceans, and security needs.