Climate Change

  • Cumberland flowing through Nashville

    Sustaining Tennessee: Challenges and opportunities for making good decisions

    The effects of climate change will have widespread impact on the state, but there are opportunities to offset it by incorporating “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into routine management decisions, say scientists from Vanderbilt University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, University of Memphis and the Tennessee Department of Health in a new report. Read More

    Sep. 17, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    MEDIA ADVISORY: Tennessee sustainability report to be released Sept. 11

    The effects of climate change will have widespread impact on the state, but there are opportunities to offset it by incorporating “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into routine management decisions, say scientists from Vanderbilt and other major Tennessee research institutions in a new report. Read More

    Sep. 6, 2012

  • Wooly mammoths

    Diversity aided mammals’ survival over deep time

    The first study of how mammals in North America adapted to climate change in “deep time” found that taxonomical families with greater diversity were more stable and maintained larger ranges than less diverse families. Read More

    Apr. 23, 2012

  • Siegel High School students at VINSE

    Tennessean op-ed: Anti-science legislation offers prospect of a new Scopes trial

    The Cumberland River running through downtown Nashville (Steve Green/Vanderbilt) The effects of climate change will have widespread impact on the state, but there are opportunities to offset it by incorporating “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into routine management decisions, say scientists from Vanderbilt University, Oak Ridge… Read More

    Mar. 26, 2012

  • Arun Majumdar

    Seeking game-changing energy technologies

    The Cumberland River running through downtown Nashville (Steve Green/Vanderbilt) The effects of climate change will have widespread impact on the state, but there are opportunities to offset it by incorporating “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into routine management decisions, say scientists from Vanderbilt University, Oak Ridge… Read More

    Nov. 11, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Time to anticipate and adapt to climate change

    Despite the uncertainties surrounding climate change, it is time to start developing effective strategies to keep the nation’s transportation systems and other critical infrastructure running. Read More

    Aug. 19, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    It’s All Connected

    The Cumberland River running through downtown Nashville (Steve Green/Vanderbilt) The effects of climate change will have widespread impact on the state, but there are opportunities to offset it by incorporating “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into routine management decisions, say scientists from Vanderbilt University, Oak Ridge… Read More

    Aug. 1, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast: Lifting lives with song

    The Cumberland River running through downtown Nashville (Steve Green/Vanderbilt) The effects of climate change will have widespread impact on the state, but there are opportunities to offset it by incorporating “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into routine management decisions, say scientists from Vanderbilt University, Oak Ridge… Read More

    Apr. 15, 2011

  • Carbon footprint

    Carbon labeling: putting the power in consumer’s hands

    A private carbon labeling system could help make a dent in greenhouse gas emissions by leveraging consumer purchasing power. Read More

    Mar. 29, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Video: “Is Global Warming on the Back Burner? Prospects for Change”

    The Cumberland River running through downtown Nashville (Steve Green/Vanderbilt) The effects of climate change will have widespread impact on the state, but there are opportunities to offset it by incorporating “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into routine management decisions, say scientists from Vanderbilt University, Oak Ridge… Read More

    Dec. 9, 2010