Yifan Guan and Yingxiao Zhang, Ph.D. candidates at U-M Climate and Space, served as student delegates to COP27 in November.
Student Delegation Travels to U.N. Convention on Climate Change
Research Scientist Secures a Patent for Mobile Charging Network
Featured in a 2022 Tech Talk, Mojtaba Akhavan-Tafti has secured a patent to develop an EV mobile charging network at U-M.
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.
‘Change the World’ Project Funded in LSA Meet the Moment Research Initiative
With work by Dr. Allison Steiner, a proposal to study the impact of microplastics on Michigan’s atmosphere receives $2 million in funding.
From Earth to Mars: Students Present Climate and Space Research at MGU
Convening on campus for the first time in two years, the Michigan Geophysical Union Symposium brought student researchers together to share their work.
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.
Climate & Space Headlines
Our researchers, leaders and educators are making headlines with their innovative work.
‘Doomsday Glacier’ may be more stable than initially feared
Study sheds light on the future of the massive Thwaites Glacier.
North American cold-climate forests are already absorbing less carbon, study shows
By zeroing in on different high-latitude regions around the globe, researchers reveal what global averages mask.
Offshore oil and gas platforms release more methane than previously estimated
Aerial sampling offers a new look at escaping gases that contribute to global climate change.
Engineering Events: Earth Day at 50
Michigan Engineering faculty are hosting teach-ins on a range of Earth Year topics.
NASA satellite offers urban carbon dioxide insights
Using data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, researchers found connections between the population density of cities and how much carbon dioxide they produce per person.
A passenger airplane will advance a U-Michigan-led satellite mission to understand climate
New Zealand plane fitted with receivers will validate CYGNSS data and improve interpretation.
Why sea level rise models have been wrong
A Q&A with Jeremy Bassis, an expert on ice dynamics and contributing author of the IPCC’s latest report.
Climate change is driving rapid shifts between high and low water levels on the Great Lakes
University of Michigan experts say the rapid transitions between extreme high and low water levels in the Great Lakes represent the “new normal.”
Great Lakes ice cover forecasts: A new approach enables local predictions
New approach can reliably predict months in advance whether ice will form in a given winter, as well as the timing of ice onset.