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Curbing Climate Change: Study Finds Strong Rationale for the Human Factor

 

ANNAPOLIS —Humans may be the dominant cause of global temperature rise, but they may also be a crucial factor in helping to reduce it, according to a new study that for the first time builds a novel model to measure the effects of behavior on climate.

Drawing from both social psychology and climate science, the new model investigates how human behavioral changes evolve in response to extreme climate events and affect global temperature change. 

Save the Date: June 11-13, 2018

Boundary Spanning: Advances in Socio-Environmental Systems Research

SESYNC in partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF), Resources for the Future (RFF), and University of Maryland (UMD) is convening an international symposium to bring together leaders, emerging scholars, and other key individuals interested in innovating research and processes for solving socio-environmental problems.

SESYNC Welcomes New Postdocs

Name: 

Tijana Jovanovic

PhD: 

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Hometown: 

Belgrade, Republic of Serbia

SESYNC project: 

It is a joint project between SESYNC and Microsoft, related to the new high resolution land cover data set developed for Puget Sound and Chesapeake Watersheds.

SESYNC-RTI Postdoctoral Fellowship: Modeling the Impacts of Food Waste on the Environment

 

SESYNC-RTI Postdoctoral Fellowship: Modeling the Impacts of Food Waste on the Environment

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) and Research Triangle Institute (RTI) invite applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship opportunity, focused on modeling the environmental and ecological impacts of food waste in the United States.

SESYNC Announces Four Postdoc Fellowship Opportunities

New Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities at SESYNC     

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) invites applications for four Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunities: One Postdoc will co-develop a research project to address research gaps on the link between climate change and children's health, another will study how societies cope with natural disasters, the third will focus on modeling the environmental impacts of food waste in the U.S, and the fourth will develop a project to improve

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