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Milutin Milankovic Medal awarded to climate researcher Axel Timmermann

Milutin Milankovic Medal awarded to climate researcher Axel Timmermann

November 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Axel Timmermann, a researcher at the International Pacific Research Center, has been recognized for outstanding research on long term climatic changes and modeling.

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Scientists drill deep to gain insights into East African climate history

Scientists drill deep to gain insights into East African climate history

November 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers from all over the world gathered at Lake Challa, an East African volcanic lake, to uncover its hidden record of the climate history.

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A new study concludes warm climate is more sensitive to changes in CO2

A new study concludes warm climate is more sensitive to changes in CO2

November 9, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Led by UH Mānoa’s Tobias Friedrich, this study took a different approach in calculating climate sensitivity—using data from the history of Earth.

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375 National Academy of Sciences members: Don’t abandon Paris Climate Agreement

375 National Academy of Sciences members: Don’t abandon Paris Climate Agreement

October 11, 2016  |  Comments
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Top U.S. scientists, including two UH Mānoa professors, pen open letter on climate urgency.

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New book explores borders and the refugee crisis

New book explores borders and the refugee crisis

October 11, 2016  |  Comments
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Reece Jones’ new book, Violent Boarders: Refugees and the Right to Move, offers a provocative look at the high cost of boarder security.

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UH Hilo climate change research project receives fourth year of funding

UH Hilo climate change research project receives fourth year of funding

October 4, 2016  |  Comments
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NSF has released $1 million from the Centers for Research Excellence and Technology Program to fund UH Hilo’s climate change research project.

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Symposium on climate displacement, migration and relocation to be held in Honolulu

Symposium on climate displacement, migration and relocation to be held in Honolulu

October 3, 2016  |  Comments
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The symposium aims to address legal and policy challenges and questions surrounding continental U.S. and Pacific Islands climate displacement and relocation.

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Past climate change swings orchestrated early human migration waves out of Africa

Past climate change swings orchestrated early human migration waves out of Africa

September 21, 2016  |  1 Comment
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UH at Mānoa researchers challenge prominent anthropological models in a new study published in the journal Nature.

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Law professor selected as Washington D.C. public policy fellow

Law professor selected as Washington D.C. public policy fellow

July 5, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Maxine Burkett will join international scholars at the Woodrow Wilson Center to discuss climate change and public policy.

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UH playing important role in NASA coral study

UH playing important role in NASA coral study

June 14, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology works with NASA to survey environmental changes to coral reefs.

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