A team of researchers including Joshua Yuan at the McKelvey School of Engineering has developed a system that uses carbon dioxide to produce biodegradable plastics. They could someday replace the nondegradable plastics used today.
Geo-resolution 2022, hosted by the Taylor Geospatial Institute, will bring together experts and students to use geospatial tech to predict and mitigate climate change.
Biologist Susanne S. Renner in Arts & Sciences explains why trees might actually be starting to turn red and yellow earlier, not later. Brilliant fall color might become a casualty of a warming world.
While water pressure has been restored in Jackson, Miss., the water is still not safe to drink and a boil order remains in effect. The ongoing issues are a result of years of neglect and of environmental racism, says Tara Rocque at the School of Law.
Faculty from the McKelvey School of Engineering are part of a collaborative effort awarded $25 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to better understand climate change in urban environments.
Examining the influence of urbanization on the evolution of eastern gray squirrel
Washington University takes a leadership role in the Midwest Climate Collaborative to help address specific climate challenges in the 12-state region.
Kimberly Parker at the McKelvey School of Engineering will use a grant from the Herman Frasch Foundation for Chemical Research to better understand dicamba volatilization.
The McKelvey School of Engineering’s Joshua Yuan and collaborators have developed a plant-based material to help safely clean up harmful “forever chemicals.”
Claire Masteller, in Arts & Sciences, won a $313,872 National Science Foundation grant for collaborative research that will help scientists distinguish between climate-driven change and the natural variability of river channels.