The JHU Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering hosted a lecture on September 6, 2016 with Steven Chu, Nobel Laureate in Physics, for a discussion on climate change impacts and solutions.
A project led by Johns Hopkins researchers and supported by the National Science Foundation is examining the nexus of food, energy, and water systems to help inform development and climate adaptation strategies.
A research team at Johns Hopkins is developing affordable heat sensors to measure how parks and other green infrastructure cool Baltimore.
Ramya Ambikapathi and Chris Kelley received the 2016 Abell Award in Urban Policy for their paper, "Litter-Free Baltimore: A trash collection policy framework based on spatial analysis and social media."
Congratulations to the two seed grant teams and one fellow who are addressing environment and energy challenges using creative approaches.
E²SHI congratulates Discovery Award and Catalyst Award recipients announced by President Ronald Daniels and Provost Robert Lieberman in July 2016. Among the recipients, seven are E²SHI Associates who are examining - and developing solutions - for environment and energy challenges.
A study led by a team of Johns Hopkins researchers found that those who lived closer to a large number or bigger active natural gas wells were significantly more likely - 1.5 to four times more likely - to suffer asthma attacks.
A special issue of the "Health Security" journal features research and discussions on the threat climate disruption poses to health security. The issue is co-edited by Meghan McGinty, a 2013-14 E²SHI Fellow.
E²SHI Associate Director, Cindy Parker, MD, discusses her research to better understand the consequences of climate change on the food system.
According to a report released by the Office of Sustainability, Johns Hopkins University has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% based on 2007 emission levels.