High methane emissions from shallow water platforms underlie the problem, according to research by Associate Professor Eric Kort and the F3UEL project.
Gulf Offshore Oil and Gas Production Makes Double the Climate Impact Reported
Six U-M Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program Projects Awarded a Total of $1.2M
Professor Allison Steiner joins a project to create a first-of-its-kind framework for analyzing energy burdens and strategies for decreasing carbon emissions.
Expanding the CYGNSS Mission: Tracking Ocean Microplastics from Space
Microplastic pollution can be spotted from space because its traveling companion alters the roughness of the ocean’s surface.
U-M Climate & Space Recognizes Faculty Emeritus
The U-M Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering celebrated several retirements in 2022. Congratulations to our faculty on their retirement!
When Climate Change Hits Home
An organization led by U-M is helping small-town America plan for a warming world and the devastating floods that come with it.
Flaring Allows More Methane into the Atmosphere Than We Thought
Research by Associate Prof. Eric Kort shows flaring releases five times more methane than previously thought. Simple fixes could make a big impact.
Student View: Advocating for the Geosciences on Capitol Hill
Graduate student Natasha Dacic attended a science policy workshop in Washington, D.C., to speak with legislators about the importance of Earth science research. She shared her experience.
Teaching a Course on Human Spaceflight, Matula Brings Career Experience to CLASP Students
From algae to astronauts, Matula’s NASA experience and research helps build the space curriculum at U-M Climate and Space.
Dallas Is Only the Latest Flood Disaster: How Cities Can Learn from Climate Crises
In an article for “The Conversation,” Professor Richard Rood writes about how cities can learn from today’s climate crises to prepare for tomorrow.
New Course Offering on Engineering Considerations and Research for Supporting Human Spaceflight
An engineering collaboration offers a new course focusing on space engineering.
Studying Earth’s Defenses against Solar Storms
Researchers at U-M Climate & Space will play a central role in NASA’s Geospace Dynamics Constellation mission—a first-of-its-kind look at a protective outer layer of Earth’s atmosphere and how it interacts with solar wind.
How Fast Can We Stop the Earth from Warming?
In an article by Professor Richard Rood, the professor explains if everyone stopped burning fossil fuels tomorrow, stored heat would still warm the atmosphere.