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Study by Dr. Shepson finds potentially harmful effects of natural gas
Although burning natural gas is much cleaner than coal or oil, methane (which is mostly what natural gas consists of) has the potential to be even more damaging over the short term than coal or oil if it isn't handled properly, says Dr. Paul Shepson.

Dr. Huber co-authors study disproving tropical 'thermostat' theory
According to a study co-authored by Dr. Huber, the world warmed millions of years ago, creating conditions in the tropics so hot some organisms couldn’t survive.

EAPS faculty and staff recognized by College of Science
The College of Science recognized five EAPS staff and faculty members at the annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Luncheon on Thursday.

Dr. Niyogi co-authors study analyzing extreme rainfall in Indian cities
Dr. Niyogi, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, has determined that rapidly urbanizing areas on the Indian subcontinent are more likely than established cities to experience extreme rainfall events during the summer monsoon season.

Dr. Tanamachi receives Violet Haas Fellowship
Assistant Professor Robin Tanamachi has been awarded the 2016 Violet Haas Fellowship.


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