Climate@Emory In The News

Weather Gone Viral: "Saving the Planet"

The Weather Channel | December 3, 2017

Daniel Rochberg joined UGA's Marshall Shepherd, Penn State's Michael Mann, Project Drawdown's Katharine Wilkinson and others in discussing a series of environmental innovations in the "Saving the Planet" episode of The Weather Channel's Weather Gone Viral.

Some state-level policies really do curb energy sector emissions

arsTechnica | November 13, 2017

A profile of Geoff Martin and Eri Saikawa's paper in Nature Climate Change: "In an assessment of 17 climate and energy policies enacted by US states between 1990 and 2014, researchers from Emory University found that mandatory policies usually had a positive effect on emissions reduction while voluntary policies always had negligible or no effect." 

Special Issue of Journal of Nursing Scholarship Confronts Climate Change and Health

Emory News | November 9, 2017

School of Nursing Dean Linda McCauley co-edited a special issue of the Journal of Nursing Scholarship on climate change.

Mandatory state policies work best to curb power plant emissions, study finds

eScienceCommons | November 7, 2017

Research paper from Eri Saikawa and alum Geoff Martin is highlighted, as well as Emory's delegation to the 2017 UN Climate Conference. 

Federal scientists: Climate change is happening, largely due to humans

WABE-FM | November 3, 2017

WABE interviewed Daniel Rochberg about the new national climate assessment during a segment of All Things Considered.

Climate Change Will Always Hurt Poor People the Most

Gizmodo | October 11, 2017

Melanie Pearson, Stefanie Sarnat, and Daniel Rochberg, along with several other experts from the greater Atlanta region, weigh in on climate equity concerns.

Responding to Climate Change

Rollins Emory Public Health Magazine | Fall 2017

A detailed profile of work being done at the Rollins School of Public Health on the health effects of climate change.

After Irma, Georgia faces a ‘new normal’ of devastating storms

AJC | September 15, 2017

Daniel Rochberg discusses the Georgia Climate Project and the Georgia Climate Research Roadmap.

Gov. Deal Addresses Irma’s Aftermath

GPB’s Political Rewind | September 13, 2017

Daniel Rochberg joined the Political Rewind panel for a discussion of climate change in Georgia (beginning ~12:20).

Harvey and Irma weren’t just killer storms — they were policy arguments

AJC | September 13, 2017

Column by Jim Galloway quotes Daniel Rochberg on the role of the Georgia Climate Project in advancing climate discussions in the state.

Fighting Climate Change in a Red State

Gizmodo | September 8, 2017

Stefanie Sarnat, Daniel Rochberg, and colleagues from partner institutions on the Georgia Climate Project and related efforts speak on the climate policy in Georgia.

Disease Can Lurk in Floodwaters

The Weather Channel | August 31, 2017

Karen Levy discusses diseases associated with floodwater.

Public Health Dangers Loom in Harvey-Hit Areas

AP (picked up by NYTimes, U.S. News, others) | August 28, 2017

Karen Levy weighs in on infectious diseases in hurricane-hit areas.

Longhofer examines business, climate change

Emory Business | August 27, 2017

Wes Longhofer and collaborators examine the “rebound effect” of energy efficiency.

AAAS Leshner fellow aligns science with public service

Science Mag | June 30, 2017

Karen Levy looks to maximize the impact of scientists’ research as a Leshner Leadership Institute fellow.