The current project Putting people into climate models: A multi-model approach to integrating human behavior and climate change, led by Drs Brian Beckage and Katherine Lacasse, aims to develop an expanded integrated climate-social model. This model will include a range of human behavior theories and economic feedback, and will be integrated into a system dynamics implementation of an Earth systems model to examine multiple state variables and processes beyond greenhouse gas emissions.
Nationally, 8.4% of children have asthma. Air quality has been identified as a key factor in the development of respiratory conditions. However, health conditions and developmental state are not the only factors that increase an individual’s risk for adverse respiratory outcomes associated with poor air quality.
Climate Change to Cause Abrupt Species Loss This Century
New study reveals the disruption of biodiversity from climate change on land and in the oceans could be as soon as 2030.
For release: April 9, 2020
Hutt Lagoon, Australia by Se Jong Cho (acrylic on canvas, 2019)
By: Se Jong Cho
By: Merle Eisenberg
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Dear SESYNC Community,
In a recent interview on CNN International, SESYNC postdoc Merle Eisenberg lent his pandemic expertise to a discussion about the coronavirus. In the segment, which aired March 5, 2020, CNN journalist John Vause asked Eisenberg to address certain parallels being drawn between the current spread of the coronavirus and that of the 14th century plague.