Binkowski celebrates 80th birthday with colleagues

June 4, 2017

By Cinnamon Moore A profile of Francis “Frank” Binkowski Over 80 years of his life, Francis (Frank) Binkowski has become a man of many titles—student, researcher, father, veteran, adventurer, among others—a reflection of how he has managed to pack his … Continued

IE Partner in New Statewide Water Quality Initiative

May 30, 2017

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation awarded a $160,000 two-year grant to support a statewide citizen science water quality monitoring project to New River Conservancy on behalf of multiple non-profits and agencies across the state. Agencies participating in the formative stage of … Continued

Area experts share perspectives on climate change post-election

April 30, 2017

By Cinnamon Moore In today’s heated and polarized political climate and a new presidential administration creating uncertainty, the 4th annual Climate Change Symposium convened four experts from the Triangle-region to discuss their perspectives on what a new presidency could mean … Continued

Arter wins Joseph A. Hartman Student Paper Competition

April 28, 2017

Calvin Arter, a first year Ph.D. environmental sciences and engineering student in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and research assistant to IE’s Sarav Arunachalam, recently won the Federal Aviation Administration ASCENT’s Joseph A. Hartman Student Paper Competition. Arter’s … Continued

IE exhibit teaches community about toxins in food and water

April 27, 2017

By Alexandra Grant UNC’s Institute for the Environment taught children and their parents about environmental toxins in food and water and how to make healthier food choices during Morehead Planetarium and Science Center’s annual UNC Science Expo on Saturday, April … Continued

Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing

April 19, 2017

Changes could impact wildlife that depend on Arctic rivers IE affiliate faculty member and UNC-Chapel Hill hydrologist Tamlin Pavelsky is the lead author of a new study published in Geophysical Research Letters, a journal of the American Geophysical Union, which … Continued

New Climate Stories NC video features poet

April 2, 2017

  Climate Stories NC seeks to capture the voices of ordinary North Carolinians—farmers, hunters, beekeepers, fishermen, Christmas tree growers and others whose lives have been affected by changes in the climate. The project, run by the Institute for the Environment … Continued