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Read the latest NCSE Essay, "Taking Science to Action: The Evolution of Modern Academic Programs in Environment and Sustainability."
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Climate Science Research in the United States and U.S. Territories
NCSE has released a new report showing public universities are contributing significantly to America’s understanding of climate change. Learn more.
Member Institution of the Month
Learn more about this month's NCSE Member Institution of the Month Northern Arizona University.
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News and Events
RISE Network: University Responses to the Earthquakes in Puerto Rico
Many universities within the NCSE RISE Network have been actively involved in the response and recovery to the recent earthquakes in Puerto Rico. NCSE is tracking efforts that have emerged and has compiled resources if your institution would like to be involved with response and recovery efforts. Learn more.
Climate Science Across America: Ten Thousand and Four University Studies Tell a Story
NCSE has released a new report showing public universities are contributing significantly to America’s understanding of climate change. NCSE analyzed the research of 80 public institutions from all 50 states and found that they had produced 10,004 studies on the impacts of climate change on their regions between 2014 and 2018. Learn more.
NCSE Member Institutions: Leaders in Science and the Environment Across Higher Education
Colleges and universities are preparing future leaders to address the global challenges facing society. NCSE Member Institutions are four- and two-year colleges and universities committed to ensuring that science is represented at the tables where decisions are made and to advancing environmental and sustainability education and training. Learn more and join today.
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2020 EnvironMentors National Fair and Awards Ceremony
May 27–30, 2020
NCSE Member Institutions are four- and two-year colleges and universities that are committed to ensuring that science is represented at the tables where decisions are made and to advancing environmental and sustainability education and training.
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