La Follette School students researched policy solutions to would reduce the urban heat island effect in the City of La Crosse.
La Follette School faculty members Mark Copelovitch, Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Tana Johnson, Tim Smeeding, and Manny Teodoro received awards this spring.
Students concluded their graduate education this spring by completing projects addressing real-world challenges on behalf of clients from the public, non-governmental, and private sectors.
A first-of-its-kind project conducted by La Follette students helped inform an Outrider Foundation investigation that looked at radioactive materials littering the Arctic seas.
Professor Gregory Nemet helped lead a landmark report on the current state of carbon dioxide removal (CDR) in ongoing efforts to limit global warming.
Assisting faculty members with research helped undergraduate certificate students Maria Manansala and Rachel Fedorchak build skills for their future careers.
Nemet’s extraordinary work on technological responses to climate change has already had a major impact on the field of climate policy.
Jenna Greene discussed her role on the UW-Madison team participating in the XPRIZE Carbon Removal competition—a $100 million global challenge by Elon Musk.
La Follette School Professors Jason Fletcher and Gregory Nemet are recipients of prestigious Vilas Awards, acknowledging their groundbreaking research, service to the UW community, and teaching.
Future climate leaders engaged in climate change simulations with the Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) at Madison West High School on April 26 and 28.