The GSPIA Energy and Environment blog provides commentary and analysis that furthers understanding of E&E issues of public interest. Its primary contributors are GSPIA faculty and students. More
Dr. Ruth Mostern studies the long term environmental degradation of the Yellow River in China. She has found that agricultural practices throguhout the watershed have greatly increased the sediment load to the river. More
How has Pittsburgh's climate changed over the last few hundred years (and longer)? Ed Hawkins' warming stripes depicted here show how temperatures in Pittsburgh area have changed since 1875.
Dr. Josef Werne's interests are broad, including Earth system history, geobiology and biogeochemical cycling, and (paleo)climate and environmental change on all time scales ranging from human to geological. More
Overwhelming evidence confirms that humans are changing Earth in unprecedented ways: Global climate change, acidifying onceans, widespread pollution, pastic accumulation,, cours of rivers altered, mass extinction of species, etc.. Video.