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Archive – January 2012

Climate and The Oceans by Dr. Geoffrey K. Vallis provides a coherent, well-articulated primer on how the oceans impact the Earth's climate.
Ph.D. candidates pursuing research on energy, climate change science, modeling and policy or related topics are encouraged to apply. The deadline for application is March 23.
Survivors of Hurricane Katrina have struggled with poor mental health for years after the storm.
Sigman receives the 2012 European Association of Geochemistry (EAG) Science Innovation Award.
Issac Held receives the BBVA Foundation's "Frontiers of Knowledge Award" in the Climate Change Category.
Forty years ago, Peter Singer stood with a few other students in a busy Oxford street handing out leaflets protesting the use of battery cages to hold hens.
The class focuses on the dynamics of vaccination against infections and the spread of antibiotic-resistant pathogens.
Citing ongoing threats from nuclear proliferation, climate change, and the need to find sustainable and safe sources of energy, scientists moved the "Doomsday Clock" one minute closer to midnight on Tuesday.