climate change News Archive
Prime Minister visits campus
April 12, 2023 —
The Prime Minister visited toured the Stanley Pauley Engineering Building on April 12 and spoke about clean technology.
National Geographic: Arctic ice is getting thinner by the day—and sea life is suffering
March 17, 2023 —
Professor Julienne Stroeve's work gets noticed
Asper School of Business
Policy Options: How gleaning food addresses greenhouse gas emissions and food insecurity
February 3, 2023 —
Canada faces two pressing and related sustainability issues: food insecurity and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Monitoring the melting of permafrost
December 12, 2022 —
As Earth's climate warms this UM grad has created an innovative tool to ensure our buildings remain safe.
Squirrel sperm and feet tell a different climate change story
November 28, 2022 —
Two UM studies found that climate change is altering ground squirrels’ sperm and feet, and this warns of big consequences potentially coming to endangered ecosystems.
UM researcher and scientist adds perspective to climate change documentary
May 12, 2022 —
A new documentary is investigating the impact of climate change on the eroding Greenland ice sheet
Mourning the loss of visionary Arctic researcher, Dr. David Barber
April 16, 2022 —
Through his vision, leadership and endless efforts, Dr. Barber established UM as a global leader in Arctic research
Rainfall in the Arctic will soon be more common than snowfall
November 30, 2021 —
Changes will happen decades earlier than previously thought
UM Climate Action Plan underway
May 10, 2021 —
UM community invited to participate in a short survey and series of online lunch-and-lunch sessions about UM’s Climate Action Plan currently in development
Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
Scientists stunned to discover fossil plants beneath mile-deep Greenland ice, indicating an ice-free landscape in a warmer climate
March 15, 2021 —
The discovery helps confirm a new and troubling understanding that the Greenland ice has melted off entirely during recent warm periods in Earth’s history—periods like the one we are now contributing to with human-caused climate change.