Lisa Reyes Mason, assistant professor of social work, discussed the recent wave of severe weather, how it can be addressed, and what to expect for the future.
Laura Smith, a UT geography PhD candidate, discusses how she uses data collected 80 years ago by dendrochronology pioneer Florence Hawley to better understand today’s correlation between tree growth and precipitation in eastern Tennessee.
A new study, coauthored by researchers at UT, is the first to show how climate-driven evolution in tree populations alters the way trees directly interact with their immediate soil environment.
Marine microbes are uniquely responsible for carrying out processes that are essential for all of earth’s biogeochemical cycles, including many that play a role in climate change.
A study, coauthored by Maxim Lavrentovich, shows that plants favor the production of uneven, asymmetrical patterns on the surface of pollen grains over more symmetrical patterns.
Researchers at UT have discovered the largest individual of any cave salamander in North America, a 9.3-inch specimen of Berry Cave salamander.
The UT Organic Farm Internship and VOL Supported Agriculture programs are offering a 20-week community-supported agriculture program beginning in mid-May and running through October.
According to a study co-authored by PhD candidate, Samuel Borstein, reef fish species at the extremes of the food chain evolve faster than fish species in the middle of the food chain with a more varied diet.
As COP24 comes to an end, David Anderson, a professor in UT’s Department of Anthropology, answers some of the most important questions about the impact of the conference and the future of climate action.
Solving climate change requires a new and deeply interdisciplinary approach, says Lisa Reyes Mason, assistant professor and director of the College of Social Work PhD program, in a recent commentary for “Nature Climate Change”.
A new policy brief examines strategies to manage the population and mitigate the risks associated with invasive species.
A new study involving University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Environmental Biotechnology Terry Hazen will look at how aquatic microbial communities are impacted by biocides associated with hydraulic fracking.