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.
Colleagues celebrate Hal Borns’ legacy of friendship, vision, scientific discovery
As climate warms, stronger Saharan dust storms will increase glacier melt, worsen air quality
Scientists rank world’s most important, most threatened mountain water towers
UMaine researchers take part in National Geographic, Rolex Expedition to Mt. Everest
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