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Connecticut Media highlight Mayewski’s Arctic lecture

The Darien Times and Fairfield Citizen highlighted a lecture by Paul Mayewski, director of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, titled “The Arctic, New England and the First Abrupt Climate Change Event in the Modern Era.” The Darien Community Association hosted the talk as part of its Academic Lecture Series.  

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Maine Science Podcast features Birkel in latest episode

The Maine Science Podcast featured Sean Birkel, Maine state climatologist and research assistant professor at the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, on its latest episode. In the episode, Birkel discusses his work, which includes creating and managing the Climate Reanalyzer and supporting The Warming Sea project, and his passion for science. The podcast, a […]

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Media advance study of air bubbles in Antarctic ice co-authored by Kurbatov

ScienceDaily and Phys.org advanced a Rice University-led study of air bubbles in Antarctic ice co-authored by Andrei Kurbatov, an associate professor with the University of Maine School of Earth and Climate Sciences and Climate Change Institute. The study, published in Science Advances, revealed a possible cause for the decline in atmospheric oxygen for at least […]

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Kreutz to serve as UArctic chair

Karl Kreutz, director of the University of Maine School of Earth and Climate Sciences and professor in the Climate Change Institute, has been selected as the University of the Arctic Chair in Arctic Ice, Climate and Environmental History. University of the Arctic (UArctic) is a network of universities, colleges, research institutes and other organizations concerned […]

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Fernandez discusses state climate action plan on ‘Maine Calling’

Maine Public interviewed Ivan Fernandez, a University of Maine professor of soil science and forest resources, about the state’s climate action plan, Maine Won’t Wait, for a recent segment of “Maine Calling.” Fernandez, co-chair of the Maine Climate Council’s Scientific and Technical Subcommittee, joined Hannah Pingree, director of the Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation & […]

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Media report on Gov. Mills climate change conference at UMaine

Maine Public, Mainebiz, News Center Maine, the Bangor Daily News, the Portland Press Herald and WABI (Channel 5) reported on Gov. Janet Mills’s recent conference at the University of Maine, where she announced new climate change funding initiatives and celebrated the one-year anniversary of Maine’s four-year climate plan, Maine Won’t Wait. During the gathering, Mills […]

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