Purdue's Doug Gotham and Dev Niyogi contribute to a new book....
January 18, 2013
We are pleased to announce the publication of a new book focused on identifying and quantifying the major vulnerabilities to climate change in the Midwestern United States. The volume, Climate Change in the Midwest: Impacts, Risks, Vulnerability, and Adaptation (edited by S. C. Pryor), includes contributions from Purdue'sDoug Gotham and Dev Niyogi.
Key sectors discussed are agriculture, human health, water, energy and infrastructure, and the vulnerabilities that may be amplified under current climate trajectories. The book also considers the challenges and opportunities to develop local and regional strategies for addressing the risks posed by climate change in the context of developing an integrative policy for the region.
For more information, including how to order a copy: http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/catalog/806679
- Jill Wable
May 6, 2013
The Purdue Center for Global Food Security announced the 11 research grants for student projects in 10 countries as part of the U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Program. The $175,307 in funding for the grants is through a five-year, $5 miRead Full Story
April 26, 2013
A Purdue University professor has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious honorary societies. Rakesh Agrawal, the Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor in the School of ChemicaRead Full Story
April 24, 2013
Purdue University researchers will unveil a learning toolkit for educators about a climate system approach to understanding how the Earth's climate is changing in connection with a three-day conference on campus in May.Read Full Story