What does resilience sound like?
Using soundscapes data collected between March 2017 and January 2018, a Purdue-led research team studied the impact of Hurricane Maria on coral reef and dry forest ecosystems in Puerto Rico.
Indigenous Peoples' efforts to impact global climate agreements
A new paper co-authored by Professor Laura Zanotti explores how and in what ways Indigenous Peoples, as marginalized actors in international politics, influence global environmental governance from inside international political arenas.
Relocation, retreat, and rising sea level
Purdue researchers found that in the years following a major flood, households in Escambia County, Florida with high perceived flood risk are more likely to move from their homes, and that the destination of those that do move varies in systematic ways by income and race.
Protecting the Grid
By putting climate physics into engineering risk models, a Purdue-led interdisciplinary team of researchers is helping to protect our electrical grid against major storms.
Deadly combination of heat and humidity increasing worldwide
It is often assumed that humans would be able to adapt to any possible warming. However, a growing body of research led by Professor Matthew Huber and colleagues shows that adaptation has its limits and the consequences are deadly.