Exploration & Discovery
THE CLIMATE CHANGE INSTITUTE fosters learning and discovery through excellence in graduate academic programs, addresses local and global needs through basic and applied research, and contributes research-based knowledge to make a difference in people’s lives. It is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people in Maine and around the world, and promoting responsible stewardship of human, natural and financial resources, now and in the future.
Fernandez, Birkel, Dixon, Kelley, Lyon & Thaler contribute to Maine’s plan for climate action
UMaine researchers explore population size, density in rise of centralized power in antiquity – J. Roscoe, D. Sandweiss and E. Robinson
Climate change, human impacts altering Everest faster, more significantly than previously known
UMaine awarded nearly $3M to train graduate students to be future Arctic scientists
The age of climate decision is here, and our actions will define the course of civilization and the health of our planet. Paul Mayewski, Director, Climate Change Institute